Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 470,404 Hamlet Tragedy
2 464,831 Macbeth Tragedy
3 403,494 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 308,367 Othello Tragedy
5 292,451 King Lear Tragedy
6 258,425 Henry V History
7 240,474 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 230,740 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 230,090 Henry IV, Part I History
10 228,140 Cymbeline Tragedy
11 225,365 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 221,430 Henry IV, Part II History
13 218,237 As You Like It Comedy
14 217,580 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
15 217,512 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
16 200,296 Henry VI, Part II History
17 199,697 Henry VI, Part I History
18 198,630 Richard III History
19 197,407 Merchant of Venice Comedy
20 191,142 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 184,875 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 184,368 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
23 183,617 Henry VI, Part III History
24 183,577 Tempest Comedy
25 182,365 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 178,077 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 175,392 Richard II History
28 174,496 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 174,218 Henry VIII History
30 171,822 Sonnets Sonnet
31 170,835 Measure for Measure Comedy
32 165,735 King John History
33 161,411 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 156,521 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 156,011 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 151,288 Pericles History
37 146,633 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 143,582 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 124,767 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 118,856 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 52,394 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 47,412 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 11,733 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 13,027,899 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,588,376 (65.9%) 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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