Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 475,584 Hamlet Tragedy
2 471,376 Macbeth Tragedy
3 406,693 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 311,969 Othello Tragedy
5 295,509 King Lear Tragedy
6 261,354 Henry V History
7 243,188 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 233,410 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 232,700 Henry IV, Part I History
10 230,695 Cymbeline Tragedy
11 227,839 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 223,969 Henry IV, Part II History
13 220,416 As You Like It Comedy
14 219,742 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 219,662 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
16 202,805 Henry VI, Part II History
17 202,143 Henry VI, Part I History
18 201,240 Richard III History
19 199,648 Merchant of Venice Comedy
20 193,523 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 187,265 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 186,946 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
23 185,813 Henry VI, Part III History
24 185,810 Tempest Comedy
25 184,340 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 180,191 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 177,719 Richard II History
28 176,695 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 176,383 Henry VIII History
30 173,932 Sonnets Sonnet
31 172,941 Measure for Measure Comedy
32 167,945 King John History
33 163,471 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 158,577 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 158,153 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 153,204 Pericles History
37 148,662 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 145,173 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 126,431 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 120,414 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 53,073 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 48,139 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 11,907 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 9, 2019 at 10:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 13,166,925 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,689,923 (66.0%) 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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