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Betsy Prioleau

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Betsy Prioleau is the author of Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them (W. W. Norton, 2013), Circle of Eros (Duke University Press), and Seductress: Women Who Ravished the World and Their Lost Art of Love (Penguin/Viking). She has a Ph.D. in literature from Duke University, was an associate professor at Manhattan College, and taught cultural history at New York University. She lives in New York City.

Seducers and Valentine's

Is there anything men can learn from the great seducers about romantic passion and how to beguile women? Valentine's Day seems a good time to think about it.

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Published on February 11, 2014 12:58 Tags: ladies-men, seduction, valentine-s
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