Adam de la Halle


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Adam de la Halle

(ädäN` də lä äl) or

Adam le Bossu

(lə bōsü`), c.1240–1287, French dramatist and poet-musician, one of the great trouvèrestrouvères
, medieval poet-musicians of central and N France, fl. during the later 12th and the 13th cent. The trouvères imitated the troubadours of the south.
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. Many of his songs and polyphonic motets are preserved, as is the pastoral comedy with music Le Jeu de Robin et Marion (c.1283). Another work, Jeu d'Adam ou de la feuillée (1262), was one of the earliest forerunners of comic opera.

La Halle, Adam de:

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or Adam le Bossu
, c.1240–1287, French dramatist and poet-musician, one of the great trouvères. Many of his songs and polyphonic motets are preserved, as is the pastoral comedy with music Le Jeu de Robin et Marion (c.1283).
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In a bold move, Ensemble Anonymous, a group specializing in music from the medieval era, was cast in The Story of Robin and Marion, a delightful work by Adam de la Halle (1240-1287) that might well be the first musical comedy written.
Parallels with contemporary works are explored by Adrian Armstrong, who convincingly argues for affinities between Villon and the grands rhetoriqueurs, and by Muhlethaler, who sees Villon as comparable to Adam de la Halle and Charles d'Orleans in the way in which the barrier posed to self-expression by the unreliability of language becomes a vehicle for poetic creation.
Chapter iv considers the ostensibly `autobiographical' texts of Rutebeuf and Adam de la Halle, both of whom locate folly and the fool precisely in the tavern.