Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 547,403 Macbeth Tragedy
2 547,090 Hamlet Tragedy
3 459,738 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 354,697 Othello Tragedy
5 346,116 King Lear Tragedy
6 316,708 Henry V History
7 301,872 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 299,040 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 293,690 Cymbeline Tragedy
10 282,557 Henry IV, Part I History
11 274,838 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 274,354 Henry IV, Part II History
13 270,753 As You Like It Comedy
14 269,069 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 249,851 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
16 243,473 Henry VI, Part II History
17 241,371 Henry VI, Part I History
18 236,533 Richard III History
19 233,603 Merchant of Venice Comedy
20 228,279 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 222,618 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
22 220,993 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 220,942 Henry VI, Part III History
24 217,033 Tempest Comedy
25 215,170 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 211,771 Henry VIII History
27 211,597 Julius Caesar Tragedy
28 210,234 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 209,748 Richard II History
30 203,978 Sonnets Sonnet
31 203,382 Measure for Measure Comedy
32 200,555 King John History
33 194,952 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 187,418 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 187,414 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 187,380 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 185,920 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 180,722 Pericles History
39 150,020 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 142,700 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 63,910 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 57,885 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 14,356 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 12, 2020 at 4:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 15,366,852 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 10,351,098 (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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