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Search Terms

You can search our site by adding one or more words to one or more of the search boxes below.

Each box searches a different field and the 'Search All' box searches them all.

If you enter multiple words in in any search box then one of those words MUST be in that field for the product to be returned but all of them don’t have to be present.

The results will be ordered by products with more of the specified words first (if in “Relevance” order) then any products that have less of your specified words.

For example if you search for “Red Dog” in the title field and “James Ben” in the Author field then ether “Red” or “Dog” must be present in the title AND ether “James” or “Ben” must be present in the Author field for a product to be shown in the results. If both “Red” and “Dog” is present in the Title as well as “James” and “Ben” in the Author then that product will appear first in the results followed by any products with fewer of the optional words.

Wildcard Searches

We support single and multiple character wildcard searches within single words.

To perform a single character wildcard search use the ""?"" symbol.

To perform a multiple character wildcard search use the ""*"" symbol.

The single character wildcard search looks for terms that match that with the single character replaced. For example, to search for ""text"" or ""test"" you can use the search:

te?t

Multiple character wildcard searches looks for 0 or more characters. For example, to search for test, tests or tester, you can use the search:

test*

You can also use the wildcard searches in the middle of a term:

te*t

Warning: You should avoid using wildcard searches as the first character of a word as it will dramatically slow down searches:

?est

*st

Boolean Operators

Boolean operators allow terms to be combined through logic operators. We support AND, ""+"", OR, NOT and ""-"" as Boolean operators(Note: Boolean operators must be ALL CAPS).

The OR operator is the default conjunction operator. This means that if there is no Boolean operator between two terms, the OR operator is used. The OR operator links two terms and finds a matching document if either of the terms exist in a document. This is equivalent to a union using sets. The symbol || can be used in place of the word OR.

To search for documents that contain either ""another book"" or just ""another"" use the query:

""another book"" another

or

""another book"" OR another

AND

The AND operator matches documents where both terms exist anywhere in the text of a single document. This is equivalent to an intersection using sets. The symbol && can be used in place of the word AND.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" and ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" AND ""Some Book""

+

The ""+"" or required operator requires that the term after the ""+"" symbol exist somewhere in a the field of a single document.

To search for documents that must contain ""another"" and may contain ""search"" use the query:

+another search

NOT

The NOT operator excludes documents that contain the term after NOT. This is equivalent to a difference using sets. The symbol ! can be used in place of the word NOT.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" but not ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" NOT ""Some Book""

-

The ""-"" or prohibit operator excludes documents that contain the term after the ""-"" symbol.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" but not ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" -""Some Book""

Fuzzy Searches

We support fuzzy searches based on the Levenshtein Distance, or Edit Distance algorithm. To do a fuzzy search use the tilde, ""~"", symbol at the end of a Single word Term. For example to search for a term similar in spelling to ""roam"" use the fuzzy search:

roam~

This search will find terms like foam and roams.

An additional (optional) parameter can specify the required similarity. The value is between 0 and 1, with a value closer to 1 only terms with a higher similarity will be matched. For example:

roam~0.8

The default that is used if the parameter is not given is 0.5.

Grouping

We support using parentheses to group clauses to form sub queries. This can be very useful if you want to control the boolean logic for a query.

To search for either ""another"" or ""book"" and ""website"" use the query:

(another OR book) AND website

This eliminates any confusion and makes sure you that website must exist and either term another or book may exist.

Escaping Special Characters

We support escaping special characters that are part of the query syntax. The current list special characters are:

+ - && || ! ( ) { } [ ] ^ "" ~ * ? : \

To escape these character use the \ before the character. For example to search for (1+1):2 use the query:

\(1\+1\)\:2

Boosting a Term

We provide the relevance level of matching documents based on the terms found. To boost a term use the caret, ""^"", symbol with a boost factor (a number) at the end of the term you are searching. The higher the boost factor, the more relevant the term will be.

Boosting allows you to control the relevance of a document by boosting its term. For example, if you are searching for

another book

and you want the term ""another"" to be more relevant boost it using the ^ symbol along with the boost factor next to the term. You would type:

another^4 book

This will make documents with the term another appear more relevant. You can also boost Phrase Terms as in the example:

""another book""^4 ""Some Book""

By default, the boost factor is 1. Although the boost factor must be positive, it can be less than 1 (e.g. 0.2)

Proximity Searches

We support finding words are a within a specific distance away. To do a proximity search use the tilde, ""~"", symbol at the end of a Phrase. For example to search for a ""book"" and ""another"" within 10 words of each other in a document use the search:

""another book""~10
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End Of The Poem

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ISBN/EAN: 9780571227402
Contains the fifteen lectures delivered by Paul Muldoon during his tenure as Oxford Professor of Poetry, from 1999 to 2004. These lectures form a set of variations around the theme of 'the end of the poem'. Each lecture explores a different sense of an ending, and focuses upon an individual poem, with examples drawn from twentieth century poets.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pub. Date: October 5 2006
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Hardback
Stock: 1
Price: €37.50


Sadie and the Sadists: Song Lyrics from Paul Muldoon

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ISBN/EAN: 9781911335900
Publisher: Eyewear Publishing
Pub. Date: May 14 2017
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Paperback
Stock: 0
Price: €9.95


One Thousand Things Worth Knowing

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ISBN/EAN: 9780571316045
A collection of poems, that is wide-ranging in its subject matter yet is everywhere concerned with watchfulness.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pub. Date: January 15 2015
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Hardback
Stock: 0
Price: €17.99


Lamentations

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ISBN/EAN: 9781911337263
Publisher: The Gallery Press
Pub. Date: November 23 2017
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Paperback
Stock: 2
Price: €11.95


Wayside Shrines

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ISBN/EAN: 9781852354794
Publisher: The Gallery Press
Pub. Date: September 24 2009
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Hardback
Stock: 4
Price: €100.00


Selected Poems 1968-2014

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ISBN/EAN: 9780571327959
A poet who 'began as a prodigy and has gone on to become a virtuoso' (Michael Hofmann) and hailed by Seamus Heaney as 'one of the era's true originals', Paul Muldoon seems almost to defy definition in his work. This selection, chosen by the poet himself, will serve new readers as an introduction to his work.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pub. Date: September 15 2016
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Hardback
Stock: 0
Price: €16.95

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Berryman's Fate: A Centenary Celebration in Verse

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ISBN/EAN: 9781851321124
Gathering together poems by over fifty poets, Berryman's Fate is at once a testament to John Berryman's living presence in contemporary poetic culture and a gift on the occasion of the centenary of his birth. Contributors include Paul Muldoon, John Montague, Paula Meehan, and Martin Dyar.
Publisher: Arlen House
Pub. Date: October 11 2014
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Paperback
Stock: 0
Price: €15.00

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ISBN/EAN: 9780571354498
Although Frolic and Detour is Paul Muldoon's thirteenth book, it has all the passion and provocation we more often associate with a first collection.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pub. Date: September 26 2019
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Hardback
Stock: 0
Price: €14.99

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Rising To The Rising

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ISBN/EAN: 9781852356828
Publisher: The Gallery Press
Pub. Date: July 1 2016
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Paperback
Stock: 1
Price: €10.00


Selected Poems 1968-2014

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ISBN/EAN: 9780571327966
Offers forty-five years of work drawn from twelve individual collections by a poet who began as a prodigy and has gone on to become a virtuoso. The poet is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the Shakespeare Prize 'for contributions from English-speaking Europe to the European inheritance.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pub. Date: June 1 2017
Author: MULDOON, PAUL
Format: Paperback
Stock: 2
Price: €13.95

Retail Price: €15.38