Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 152,006 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
2 220,626 Twelfth Night Comedy
3 180,156 Tempest Comedy
4 185,840 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
5 212,785 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
6 212,748 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
7 122,214 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
8 165,976 Measure for Measure Comedy
9 177,329 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
10 213,821 As You Like It Comedy
11 181,165 Winter's Tale Comedy
12 192,160 Merchant of Venice Comedy
13 158,232 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
14 139,883 Comedy of Errors Comedy
15 224,436 Henry IV, Part I History
16 194,890 Henry VI, Part II History
17 148,381 Pericles History
18 216,130 Henry IV, Part II History
19 178,834 Henry VI, Part III History
20 171,874 Richard II History
21 251,914 Henry V History
22 169,380 Henry VIII History
23 194,610 Richard III History
24 194,602 Henry VI, Part I History
25 160,932 King John History
26 50,831 Lover's Complaint Poem
27 116,376 Venus and Adonis Poem
28 46,404 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
29 11,472 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
30 152,725 Rape of Lucrece Poem
31 168,421 Sonnets Sonnet
32 398,284 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
33 225,277 Coriolanus Tragedy
34 285,372 King Lear Tragedy
35 143,651 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 222,346 Cymbeline Tragedy
37 454,424 Macbeth Tragedy
38 170,849 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
39 460,282 Hamlet Tragedy
40 301,852 Othello Tragedy
41 234,957 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
42 180,307 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
43 173,632 Julius Caesar Tragedy

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

There have been 12,763,717 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,392,689 (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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