Vibha Maurya

Professor, Spanish

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Department of Germanic and Romance Studies
University of Delhi
Delhi - 110007

Office: Room. No. 39, Arts Faculty Main Building
Phone: 27666426

Vibha Maurya

Ph.D, University of Havana, Cuba, 1986
M.A., Maurice Thorez Moscow State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages, Moscow, USSR, 1976

Research Interests

Latin American and Spanish literature, literary theory, translation – theory and practice, Spanish language

Selected Publications
Edited Volumes

  • Cervantes and Don Quixote, (Proceedings of the Delhi Conference on Miguel de Cervantes), Co edited with Ignacio Arellano (University of Navarra, Spain), EMESCO Books, Hyderabad, 2008
  • Tanav (Literary Journal), Pablo Neruda’s Poetry, Prologue and Translation, December 2003.
  • Encountering the Indian, ed., Aryan Books International, Delhi, 1998.
  • germinal, Journal of the Department of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of Delhi. Vol. 2/1998, Edited.

Translation (into Hindi of novels, stories and essays)

  • El Ingenioso Caballero Don Quijote de la Mancha – part I, (DonQuijote: LaManchakeShoorvirkiGathaPrathamBhag) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, translation into Hindi 2006
  • Todas las Almas(Oxford ke Prani)(Novel) by Javier Marías, translation into Hindi, Confluence International, New Delhi, 2003
  • Vapas Rekhion ko ( Volverás a Región)by Juan Benet, translation into Hindi, Confluence Internacional, New Delhi, 2001
  • Historia de cerco de Lisboa(Novela) by José Saramago, translation from Portuguese-Spanish into Hindi (Lisbon ki Gherabandi ka Itihas), Confluence International, New Delhi, 1999-2000.
  • Imágen de la India(Long Essay) by Julián Marías, translation into Hindi (Bharat ki Chhavi) Prakashan Sansthan, Delhi, 1998
  • Me alquilo para soñar (Main Kiraye par Sapne Dekhti Hoon) (Story) by G. G. Márquez, translation into Hindi Indo-Latin American file, Oct. 1993
  • Por qué doce, por qué cuentos y por qué peregrinos... (Prologue) by G. G. Márquez, Indo-Latin American file, Oct. 1993
  • Díles que no nos maten (Story) by Juan Rulfo, Hans, yr-2 No. 10 junio-julio 1983.
  • Poems Rosario Castellano, Hans, yr-2 No. 10, Junio-Julio 1988


  • Don Quixote and Theory of Polyphonic Novel, article in the book Cervantes and Don Quixote ( Proceedings of Delhi Conference on Miguel de Cervantes), edited by Vibha Maurya and Ignacio Arellano, EMESCO Books, Hyderabad, 2008
  • Hagiographies and Other Indian Texts on St. Francisco Javier, article in the book St. Francisco Xavier: His Times and Legacy, edited by Carlos Mata and Kala Acharya, Mumbai, 2007.
  • “Pablo Neruda: Kavi aur Rajnitigya” Udbhavna, Pablo Neruda Visheshank, Jan., 2006, No. 70, year: 22
  • Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Mast Kalandar, National School of Drama bulletin, 2005
  • Power of Poetry and Pablo Nerud in Indian Literature, (Sahitya Akademi) New Delhi, No. 217, 2003
  • Percepción Popular de España en la Literature India in India-España: Sueño y realidad, Madrid, Spain, 2003
  • India en el Visor. Las rutinas de la Mirada mediática in La Cultura Mediática, Valéncia, Spain, 2002
Feature Articles
  • The People’s Poet in Frontline, 27 August 2004 (co-author Vijaya Venkataraman).
  • Power of Poetry and Pablo Neruda in Motif, Vol. 32, Jamshedpur 19 July, 2004
  • Ek Jankavi ki JeevanDrishti in Rashtriya Sahars, Sunday 14 December 2003.
Conference Presentations
  • Cervantes, Quijote y Sancho: Voces Polifónicas y Acciones Subversivas, Guanajuato,  International Seminar on Cervantes, Mexico, 2007
  • A View of the 1857 Revolt in the Spanish Press, Conference: European Responses to the 1857 Rebellion in India,  co-presented with Maneesha Taneja, University of Delhi, 2007
  • Traducción deEl Quijote apuntes de una traductora, VI Internacional Conference of Cervantes Association, 13 to 16 Dec., Alcalá de Henares, Spain, 2006
  • “Reading Parallely One Hundred Years of Solitude & Living to Tell the Taleby Gabriel García Márquez”, paper presented at International Seminar on Myth, Magic, History: Contemporary Fiction in Latin America and India, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2006
  • “Types of Translation” paper presented as Resource Person at A Two Day Workshop on Translation & Interpreting, held at Kalindi College, Delhi University, 20-21 April, 2006
  • Delivered keynote address on “Multiculturalism” at International Conference on Multiculturalism and Hispanic World, held at CIEFL, Hyderabad, 2005
  • “Identity Formation in Latin America” paper presented at National Conference on National Identity in Literature, Daulat Ra

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