Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 547,120 Macbeth Tragedy
2 546,929 Hamlet Tragedy
3 459,665 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 354,616 Othello Tragedy
5 346,016 King Lear Tragedy
6 316,616 Henry V History
7 301,778 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 298,947 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 293,616 Cymbeline Tragedy
10 282,476 Henry IV, Part I History
11 274,773 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 274,279 Henry IV, Part II History
13 270,691 As You Like It Comedy
14 268,994 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 249,797 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
16 243,381 Henry VI, Part II History
17 241,308 Henry VI, Part I History
18 236,452 Richard III History
19 233,537 Merchant of Venice Comedy
20 228,209 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 222,540 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
22 220,900 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 220,873 Henry VI, Part III History
24 216,958 Tempest Comedy
25 215,101 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 211,696 Henry VIII History
27 211,546 Julius Caesar Tragedy
28 210,171 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 209,659 Richard II History
30 203,917 Sonnets Sonnet
31 203,307 Measure for Measure Comedy
32 200,497 King John History
33 194,895 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 187,357 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 187,354 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 187,314 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 185,863 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 180,666 Pericles History
39 149,951 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 142,638 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 63,897 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 57,869 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 14,353 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 15,361,609 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 10,347,832 (67.4%) specified particular works, and those searches are tabulated above.

Searches that specify multiple works are counted multiple times. For example, performing a search within "Hamlet" and "Macbeth" will increase the search count by one for both plays, even though it was only one search.

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