Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 183,866 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 118,132 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 124,058 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 224,335 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 183,340 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 173,588 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 145,823 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 182,637 Tempest Comedy
9 160,598 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 170,996 Sonnets Sonnet
11 401,908 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 197,564 Richard III History
13 174,478 Richard II History
14 155,115 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 11,659 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 150,472 Pericles History
17 47,114 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 306,861 Othello Tragedy
19 181,482 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 216,682 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 155,698 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 196,356 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 169,953 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 462,262 Macbeth Tragedy
25 52,105 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 190,166 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 291,162 King Lear Tragedy
28 164,954 King John History
29 177,286 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 173,291 Henry VIII History
31 182,752 Henry VI, Part III History
32 199,306 Henry VI, Part II History
33 198,745 Henry VI, Part I History
34 257,181 Henry V History
35 220,442 Henry IV, Part II History
36 228,947 Henry IV, Part I History
37 467,897 Hamlet Tragedy
38 227,093 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 229,621 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 142,766 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 217,413 As You Like It Comedy
42 239,327 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 216,590 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on November 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 12,969,777 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,546,469 (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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