Most-searched works within OSS

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

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

There have been 12,950,741 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,532,495 (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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