Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 547,116 Macbeth Tragedy
2 546,920 Hamlet Tragedy
3 459,656 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 354,609 Othello Tragedy
5 346,003 King Lear Tragedy
6 316,613 Henry V History
7 301,776 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 298,941 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 293,614 Cymbeline Tragedy
10 282,473 Henry IV, Part I History
11 274,769 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 274,276 Henry IV, Part II History
13 270,686 As You Like It Comedy
14 268,991 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 249,795 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
16 243,379 Henry VI, Part II History
17 241,302 Henry VI, Part I History
18 236,450 Richard III History
19 233,528 Merchant of Venice Comedy
20 228,207 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 222,535 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
22 220,896 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 220,867 Henry VI, Part III History
24 216,953 Tempest Comedy
25 215,085 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 211,690 Henry VIII History
27 211,542 Julius Caesar Tragedy
28 210,171 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 209,653 Richard II History
30 203,916 Sonnets Sonnet
31 203,303 Measure for Measure Comedy
32 200,492 King John History
33 194,894 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 187,354 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 187,351 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 187,310 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 185,862 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 180,661 Pericles History
39 149,951 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 142,635 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 63,897 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 57,867 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 14,353 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 15,361,445 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 10,347,731 (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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