n Shakespeare in Southern Africa - The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture, Robert Shaughnessy (ed.) : book review

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-582X



If there is one theme that runs through this book on a more fundamental level than that of the broad view of Shakespeare in popular culture, it is the conflict between 'high' and 'low' culture as expressed in the conflict between Shakespeare traditionally viewed as elite or highbrow and his treatment in popular culture, or "Shakespeare remediation" (175) as Susanne Greenhalgh calls it.

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