Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 446,337 Macbeth Tragedy
2 443,954 Hamlet Tragedy
3 392,002 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 294,722 Othello Tragedy
5 276,667 King Lear Tragedy
6 238,501 Henry V History
7 224,154 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 214,033 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 213,104 Henry IV, Part I History
10 211,311 Twelfth Night Comedy
11 210,534 Cymbeline Tragedy
12 206,253 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
13 204,791 Henry IV, Part II History
14 204,773 As You Like It Comedy
15 202,726 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
16 188,650 Richard III History
17 185,935 Merchant of Venice Comedy
18 183,788 Henry VI, Part I History
19 183,501 Henry VI, Part II History
20 179,040 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 175,721 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 174,817 Tempest Comedy
23 174,307 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
24 171,852 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
25 169,030 Henry VI, Part III History
26 168,137 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 166,655 Richard II History
28 165,506 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 163,783 Sonnets Sonnet
30 160,261 Measure for Measure Comedy
31 160,246 Henry VIII History
32 154,157 King John History
33 153,199 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 147,749 Rape of Lucrece Poem
35 146,236 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 143,811 Pericles History
37 138,933 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 132,791 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 115,137 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 112,665 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 48,864 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 44,912 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 11,121 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 12,388,859 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,079,922 (65.2%) 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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