Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 495,375 Hamlet Tragedy
2 489,750 Macbeth Tragedy
3 422,609 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 325,368 Othello Tragedy
5 310,296 King Lear Tragedy
6 275,122 Henry V History
7 253,551 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 252,250 Cymbeline Tragedy
9 245,729 Coriolanus Tragedy
10 244,622 Henry IV, Part I History
11 237,714 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 235,632 Henry IV, Part II History
13 229,614 As You Like It Comedy
14 229,039 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 228,581 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
16 214,514 Henry VI, Part II History
17 213,245 Henry VI, Part I History
18 211,686 Merchant of Venice Comedy
19 211,352 Richard III History
20 204,719 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 197,334 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
22 196,948 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 195,901 Henry VI, Part III History
24 194,818 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
25 194,725 Tempest Comedy
26 189,023 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 186,919 Richard II History
28 186,823 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 186,662 Henry VIII History
30 182,660 Measure for Measure Comedy
31 182,596 Sonnets Sonnet
32 178,028 King John History
33 171,986 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 166,779 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 166,690 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 162,898 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 161,039 Pericles History
38 152,647 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 133,126 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 126,834 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 56,408 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 51,022 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 12,673 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 20, 2020 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 13,775,103 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 9,138,637 (66.3%) 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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