Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 467,136 Hamlet Tragedy
2 461,668 Macbeth Tragedy
3 401,516 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 306,388 Othello Tragedy
5 290,749 King Lear Tragedy
6 256,768 Henry V History
7 238,977 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 229,269 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 228,590 Henry IV, Part I History
10 226,727 Cymbeline Tragedy
11 224,037 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 220,084 Henry IV, Part II History
13 217,122 As You Like It Comedy
14 216,368 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
15 216,268 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
16 198,973 Henry VI, Part II History
17 198,411 Henry VI, Part I History
18 197,206 Richard III History
19 195,987 Merchant of Venice Comedy
20 189,834 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 183,531 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 183,010 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
23 182,461 Henry VI, Part III History
24 182,336 Tempest Comedy
25 181,193 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 176,985 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 174,151 Richard II History
28 173,262 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 172,971 Henry VIII History
30 170,698 Sonnets Sonnet
31 169,627 Measure for Measure Comedy
32 164,605 King John History
33 160,287 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 155,408 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 154,789 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 150,217 Pericles History
37 145,563 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 142,510 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 123,819 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 117,904 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 52,005 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 47,036 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 11,633 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 13, 2019 at 5:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 12,950,885 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,532,619 (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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