Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 287,056 Macbeth Tragedy
2 245,609 Hamlet Tragedy
3 222,572 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 151,231 Othello Tragedy
5 125,133 King Lear Tragedy
6 93,932 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 78,347 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 72,759 Henry V History
9 70,289 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
10 69,772 Merchant of Venice Comedy
11 68,664 As You Like It Comedy
12 67,706 Tempest Comedy
13 66,948 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 65,755 Henry IV, Part I History
15 63,886 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 60,470 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
17 59,774 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 57,967 Henry IV, Part II History
19 57,646 Sonnets Sonnet
20 55,813 Richard III History
21 54,790 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 50,062 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 49,740 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 49,722 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 49,069 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 48,471 Henry VI, Part I History
27 47,590 Richard II History
28 46,939 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 46,388 Henry VI, Part III History
30 43,826 Henry VI, Part II History
31 39,338 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 38,478 Henry VIII History
33 36,898 Pericles History
34 36,494 King John History
35 35,360 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 34,826 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 33,303 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 31,509 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 27,939 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 24,672 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 11,957 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 10,366 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,230 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 20, 2018 at 1:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 6,050,973 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,851,243 (47.1%) 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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