Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 14,180 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 57,277 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 63,168 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 141,124 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 148,259 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
6 178,737 Pericles History
7 184,326 Comedy of Errors Comedy
8 185,330 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
9 185,342 Rape of Lucrece Poem
10 185,357 Timon of Athens Tragedy
11 192,822 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
12 198,416 King John History
13 201,202 Measure for Measure Comedy
14 201,522 Sonnets Sonnet
15 207,362 Richard II History
16 208,130 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
17 209,540 Henry VIII History
18 209,682 Julius Caesar Tragedy
19 212,988 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 214,810 Tempest Comedy
21 218,426 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 218,719 Henry VI, Part III History
23 220,093 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
24 225,769 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 231,379 Merchant of Venice Comedy
26 233,954 Richard III History
27 239,103 Henry VI, Part I History
28 240,945 Henry VI, Part II History
29 247,592 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
30 266,767 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
31 268,623 As You Like It Comedy
32 271,391 Henry IV, Part II History
33 272,665 Twelfth Night Comedy
34 280,041 Henry IV, Part I History
35 291,164 Cymbeline Tragedy
36 295,512 Coriolanus Tragedy
37 299,287 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
38 312,015 Henry V History
39 342,876 King Lear Tragedy
40 351,254 Othello Tragedy
41 456,562 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 538,398 Macbeth Tragedy
43 542,781 Hamlet Tragedy

Last updated on June 5, 2020 at 3:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 15,186,015 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 10,245,010 (67.5%) 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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