Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 11,472 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 46,404 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 50,831 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 116,376 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 122,214 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
6 139,879 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 143,651 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 148,381 Pericles History
9 152,006 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
10 152,725 Rape of Lucrece Poem
11 158,232 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
12 160,932 King John History
13 165,976 Measure for Measure Comedy
14 168,421 Sonnets Sonnet
15 169,380 Henry VIII History
16 170,849 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
17 171,874 Richard II History
18 173,632 Julius Caesar Tragedy
19 177,329 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 178,827 Henry VI, Part III History
21 180,156 Tempest Comedy
22 180,307 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
23 181,165 Winter's Tale Comedy
24 185,840 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 192,160 Merchant of Venice Comedy
26 194,597 Henry VI, Part I History
27 194,610 Richard III History
28 194,883 Henry VI, Part II History
29 212,744 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
30 212,785 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
31 213,815 As You Like It Comedy
32 216,126 Henry IV, Part II History
33 220,626 Twelfth Night Comedy
34 222,339 Cymbeline Tragedy
35 224,432 Henry IV, Part I History
36 225,266 Coriolanus Tragedy
37 234,956 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
38 251,909 Henry V History
39 285,372 King Lear Tragedy
40 301,852 Othello Tragedy
41 398,284 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 454,424 Macbeth Tragedy
43 460,277 Hamlet Tragedy

Last updated on October 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 12,763,588 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,392,588 (65.8%) 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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