The eternal flower of the child: The recognition of childhood in Zeami’s educational theory of Noh theatre

  title={The eternal flower of the child: The recognition of childhood in Zeami’s educational theory of Noh theatre},
  author={Karsten Kenklies},
  journal={Educational Philosophy and Theory},
  pages={1227 - 1236}
  • Karsten Kenklies
  • Published 29 October 2018
  • Education
  • Educational Philosophy and Theory
Abstract European theorists of childhood still tend to locate the first positive acknowledgements of childhood as a human developmental period in its own positive right between the 16th and 18th century in Europe. Even though the findings of Ariès have been constantly challenged, it still remains a commonplace, especially within the history of education, to refer to Jean-Jacques Rousseau of the 18th century as one of the earliest and most prominent conceptualisers of childhood as a positive… 



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