Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 164,621 Macbeth Tragedy
2 150,249 Hamlet Tragedy
3 114,259 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 84,821 Othello Tragedy
5 71,358 King Lear Tragedy
6 54,472 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 39,979 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 39,601 Tempest Comedy
9 38,910 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 35,903 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 32,480 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 32,259 Henry IV, Part I History
13 32,135 Sonnets Sonnet
14 31,948 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 30,857 As You Like It Comedy
16 30,016 Henry V History
17 28,037 Richard III History
18 27,709 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 27,061 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 26,915 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 26,557 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 25,637 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 25,320 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 24,428 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,872 Richard II History
26 23,662 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 23,610 Henry IV, Part II History
28 20,690 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 18,763 Henry VI, Part II History
30 17,067 Henry VI, Part I History
31 17,046 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 17,021 Pericles History
33 16,592 Henry VIII History
34 15,822 Henry VI, Part III History
35 15,502 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 15,209 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 15,104 King John History
38 14,807 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 14,358 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 11,277 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,791 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,764 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,574 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 1, 2016 at 1:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,423,749 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,450,308 (42.4%) 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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