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Nora Seligman Favorov

246 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Nora Seligman Favorov Nora Seligman Favorov s a freelance Russian-to-English translator specializing in Russian history and literature. Her recent published translations include Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator, by Oleg Khlevniuk (Yale, 2015), selected as Pushkin House UK’s “best Russian book in translation” for 2016, and the 1863 novel City Folk and Country Folk, by Sofia Khvoshchinskaya, published as part of Columbia University Press’ Russian Library series. Involved in the American Translators Association for decades, she currently serves on ATA’s Certification Committee and is associate editor of ATA’s Slavic Languages Division newsletter, SlavFile. A history buff, she has been translating the Russian Life Calendar department since 2005.


Heir Abhorrent

Russian Life: January/February 2018
On February 3, 1718, Emperor Peter I issued a manifesto depriving Alexei, his son by his first wife, of the right to succeed him to the throne.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

January & February

Russian Life: January/February 2018
What did Russians experience during January and February in bygone days?
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

The Historian

Russian Life: January/February 2018
February 1, 1818 was a milestone in the history of Russian culture, marking the release of the first eight volumes of Nikolai Karamzin’s History of the Russian State.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

1917 Diary

Russian Life: November/December 2017
All this year, in connection with the centennial of the 1917 revolutions, Calendar has offered readers a view of that year through the eyes of contemporaries. This issue we conclude the series with a look at what was going on in the pivotal months of November and December 1917.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

1917 Diary

Russian Life: September/October 2017
In which we look at the events of 1917 through the words and works of the politicians, artists, and luminaries living through them.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Romanov Toys

Russian Life: September/October 2017
A look at a lesser-known folk craft style with prerevolutionary roots and a whimsical, musical bent.
Author: Yulia Skopich
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

1917 Diary

Russian Life: July/August 2017
In which we look at the revolutionary year through the eyes of the people living through it. In this issue, the politicians, the tsar, and Alexander Blok.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

The Museum of Freedom

Russian Life: July/August 2017
On St. Petersburg’s Revolution Highway there is a museum devoted to collecting and preserving the elusive and controversial art forms of graffiti and street art.
Author: Natalya Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

1917 Diary

Russian Life: May/June 2017
In which we look at the revolutionary year through the eyes of the people living through it.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Aurora's Sunset

Russian Life: May/June 2017
Soviet revolutionary mythology had it that the Aurora’s shot, signaling the beginning of the Bolshevik Revolution, was heard round the world. We check in to find out the latest on the cruiser, and to examine some of its own myths.
Author: Natalya Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Paul E. Richardson and Nora Seligman Favorov
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Petrosyan