Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 498,046 Hamlet Tragedy
2 493,442 Macbeth Tragedy
3 427,824 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 328,272 Othello Tragedy
5 312,782 King Lear Tragedy
6 277,027 Henry V History
7 255,111 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 253,935 Cymbeline Tragedy
9 247,424 Coriolanus Tragedy
10 246,197 Henry IV, Part I History
11 239,126 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 237,196 Henry IV, Part II History
13 230,911 As You Like It Comedy
14 230,542 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 230,129 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
16 216,184 Henry VI, Part II History
17 214,795 Henry VI, Part I History
18 213,091 Merchant of Venice Comedy
19 213,081 Richard III History
20 206,255 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 198,994 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
22 198,474 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 197,263 Henry VI, Part III History
24 196,555 Tempest Comedy
25 196,179 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 190,435 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 188,583 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
28 188,410 Richard II History
29 188,057 Henry VIII History
30 183,997 Measure for Measure Comedy
31 183,955 Sonnets Sonnet
32 179,474 King John History
33 173,336 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 168,159 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 168,129 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 164,215 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 162,360 Pericles History
38 153,705 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 134,290 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 127,850 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 56,895 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 51,488 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 12,791 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 13,868,838 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 9,208,687 (66.4%) 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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