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Nora Seligman Favorov

253 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Nora Seligman Favorov Nora Seligman Favorov is a Russian-to-English translator specializing in Russian history and literature. Her recent translations include the 1863 novel City Folk and Country Folk by Sofia Khvoshchinskaya (Russian Library, 2017) and Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator by Oleg Khlevniuk (Yale, 2015), selected as Pushkin House UK’s “best Russian book in translation” for 2016. 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 Russian-history buff, she has been translating Russian Life’s “Calendar” feature since 2005 and serves as the magazine’s translation editor.


September and October

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2018
Stepping through hundreds of years of history, we look back at signal events that have occurred in these fall months.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Moscow's White Angel

Russian Life: July/August 2018
The life of a beloved princess changed immeasurably when her husband, an heir to the Russian throne, was murdered by terrorists.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

The August Curse

Russian Life: July/August 2018
Since the Bolshevik Revolution struck, Russia has had a particularly cursed experience with the month of August.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

An Oasis in Moscow

Russian Life: May/June 2018
A visit to the Krutitsy Patriarchal Residence in Moscow is like walking through a portal into a time long past.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

May & June

Russian Life: May/June 2018
In which we look back at spring events that have shaped Russian history in years ending in 8.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Russian March

Russian Life: March/April 2018
In which we look back and turning points in March: in 1918, 1953, and (perhaps) 2018. The season of thaw and the onset of spring is fraught with omens.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

The Women of Russian Diplomacy

Russian Life: March/April 2018
Over the 70-year lifespan of the “most equal and democratic nation” known as the Soviet Union, just a handful of women rose to the rank of ambassador. A few more have attained this level since 1991, yet diplomacy in Russia remains largely a male preserve.
Author: Natalya Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Heir Abhorrent

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

The Historian

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 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