High and Low Culture

High Culture- the set I cultural products (mainly in the arts) held in the highest esteem by a culture

Low Culture- a derogatory term for some forms of popular culture that have mass appeal.

High and Low Culture- said by cultural theorists that both high and low culture are subcultures. Today, this would mean that things like ‘take-away’ meals, gossip magazines, books (that are current best sellers) and sports such and football and basketball.


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