George A. Starr

George A. Starr

Professor
Wheeler Hall, room 336
Fall 2017: sabbatical in residence. Tuesday 3:30-5:00 & by appt.
gastarr@berkeley.edu


Specialties

Books

Current Research

Biblical and other features of 17th- and 18th-century prose style.

Prudential calculation and risk-taking (e.g. in investing, insuring, gambling, &c.), as applied by Defoe and others to questions of religious belief



Recent English Courses Taught