Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 540 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 1,442 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 1,663 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 4,047 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 5,130 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 5,157 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
7 5,412 King John History
8 5,719 Timon of Athens Tragedy
9 5,787 Henry VIII History
10 6,126 Henry VI, Part III History
11 6,471 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
12 6,473 Henry VI, Part I History
13 6,604 Comedy of Errors Comedy
14 7,114 Henry VI, Part II History
15 7,698 Pericles History
16 8,145 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 9,024 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
18 9,144 Cymbeline Tragedy
19 9,421 Henry IV, Part II History
20 9,500 Richard II History
21 9,827 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 10,549 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 10,795 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 10,877 Coriolanus Tragedy
25 11,739 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 12,142 Henry V History
27 12,203 Richard III History
28 13,093 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
29 13,152 As You Like It Comedy
30 13,163 Measure for Measure Comedy
31 14,549 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
32 14,573 Sonnets Sonnet
33 14,855 Henry IV, Part I History
34 16,262 Twelfth Night Comedy
35 16,277 Julius Caesar Tragedy
36 16,698 Merchant of Venice Comedy
37 16,968 Tempest Comedy
38 23,342 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 33,843 King Lear Tragedy
40 38,924 Othello Tragedy
41 43,841 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 71,570 Hamlet Tragedy
43 74,215 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on July 29, 2014 at 8:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,485,259 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 620,466 (41.8%) 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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