Virginia Woolf Google doodle honors iconic author of classics ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ & ‘A Room of One’s Own’

Virginia Woolf Google doodle honors iconic author of classics ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ & ‘A Room of One’s Own’

Today marks the 136th birthday of iconic writer Virginia Woolf. To honor Woolf, Google commissioned London-based artist Louise Pomeroy to design the image now being shared on Google’s US home page and several of its international home pages.

Pomeroy said she added the autumnal leaves around Woolf’s profile in the image because they are a recurring theme in Woolf’s writings, like this quote from Woolf’s classic “To the Lighthouse”: “The autumn trees gleam in the yellow moonlight, in the light of harvest moons, the light which mellows the energy of labor, and smooths the stubble, and brings the wave lapping blue…

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