Q: Westerners taking away manuscripts

Anand Venkt Raman A.Raman at massey.ac.nz
Thu May 16 22:59:45 UTC 1996

>century arab child-poet called Sheikh Zubeir.  The young Zubeir composed a
>set of poetic dramas of such piercing beauty that he was kidnapped by some
>English traders who brought him up in London and made him forget his
>origins, changing his name to Shakespeare.

Here I was thinking Shakespeare was originally a Smartha Brahmin from
South India called Seshappa Iyer.


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