Offers a broad sampling of poetic delights, enabling the reader to marvel anew at the aesthetic complexity of some of Europe’s oldest vernacular verse.
Maring strikes out into wholly new territory. . . . Demonstrating repeatedly the hybridity of a poetic corpus that derives much of its meaning from the fusion of oral themes, literate hermeneutics, and ritual performances, Signs that Sing makes a valuable contribution to the study of Old English poetry.
Offer[s] well-informed, in-depth arguments.
--Times Literary Supplement