Bad Air: Pollution, Sin, and Science Fiction in William Delisle Hay’s “The Doom of the Great City” (1880)

Bad Air: Pollution, Sin, and Science Fiction in William Delisle Hay’s "The Doom of the Great City" (1880)

Deadly fogs, moralistic diatribes, debunked medical theory – Brett Beasley explores a piece of Victorian science fiction considered to be the first modern tale of urban apocalypse.

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