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Parret, Herman. 1994. Indirection, Manipulation and Seduction in Discourse. In Parret, Herman, ed. Pretending to Communicate. (Foundations of communication and cognition). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 223–238. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110847116.223
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This paper is divided into three main sections. The author first sketches a phenomenology of the art of seduction, referring to Baudrillard. Then he raises the problem of the relation of seduction to manipulation, indirect communication, insincerity etc. (cfr. Austin). Finally he examines the possibility of a rhetoric of seduction.