Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 600 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 1,563 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 1,810 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 4,329 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 5,480 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 5,553 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
7 5,793 King John History
8 6,169 Timon of Athens Tragedy
9 6,284 Henry VIII History
10 6,552 Henry VI, Part III History
11 6,917 Henry VI, Part I History
12 6,975 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
13 7,023 Comedy of Errors Comedy
14 7,623 Henry VI, Part II History
15 8,138 Pericles History
16 8,809 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 9,708 Cymbeline Tragedy
18 9,754 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 10,006 Henry IV, Part II History
20 10,137 Richard II History
21 10,524 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 11,244 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 11,376 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 11,515 Coriolanus Tragedy
25 12,447 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 12,878 Richard III History
27 12,913 Henry V History
28 13,750 Measure for Measure Comedy
29 13,813 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
30 13,849 As You Like It Comedy
31 15,311 Sonnets Sonnet
32 15,643 Henry IV, Part I History
33 15,678 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
34 16,919 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 17,117 Twelfth Night Comedy
36 17,343 Merchant of Venice Comedy
37 17,896 Tempest Comedy
38 24,428 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 34,842 King Lear Tragedy
40 40,112 Othello Tragedy
41 45,346 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 73,427 Hamlet Tragedy
43 75,516 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on September 18, 2014 at 7:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,573,330 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 647,628 (41.2%) 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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