Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 432,904 Macbeth Tragedy
2 420,342 Hamlet Tragedy
3 376,378 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 283,493 Othello Tragedy
5 260,637 King Lear Tragedy
6 216,638 Henry V History
7 204,428 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 197,478 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
9 195,352 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 193,456 Henry IV, Part I History
11 189,647 Coriolanus Tragedy
12 189,314 Cymbeline Tragedy
13 188,349 As You Like It Comedy
14 184,994 Henry IV, Part II History
15 184,278 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
16 177,814 Richard III History
17 176,737 Merchant of Venice Comedy
18 168,891 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 166,992 Henry VI, Part II History
20 166,972 Henry VI, Part I History
21 166,079 Tempest Comedy
22 165,611 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 163,405 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
24 163,227 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
25 156,956 Richard II History
26 156,212 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 155,498 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
28 155,159 Sonnets Sonnet
29 154,592 Henry VI, Part III History
30 151,416 Measure for Measure Comedy
31 145,722 Henry VIII History
32 144,302 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
33 140,443 King John History
34 138,635 Rape of Lucrece Poem
35 137,224 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 135,341 Pericles History
37 130,161 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 119,472 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 108,029 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 105,972 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 45,745 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 41,964 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 10,435 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 18, 2019 at 9:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 11,744,241 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 7,543,308 (64.2%) 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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