Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 12,043 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
2 14,612 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
3 14,550 As You Like It Comedy
4 7,509 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 12,257 Coriolanus Tragedy
6 10,346 Cymbeline Tragedy
7 79,568 Hamlet Tragedy
8 17,291 Henry IV, Part I History
9 10,765 Henry IV, Part II History
10 13,657 Henry V History
11 7,371 Henry VI, Part I History
12 8,115 Henry VI, Part II History
13 6,957 Henry VI, Part III History
14 6,686 Henry VIII History
15 17,812 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 6,156 King John History
17 37,440 King Lear Tragedy
18 10,434 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 1,933 Lover's Complaint Poem
20 78,282 Macbeth Tragedy
21 14,433 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 18,812 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 7,497 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
24 26,085 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
25 16,676 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 43,326 Othello Tragedy
27 1,645 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 8,476 Pericles History
29 631 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
30 5,745 Rape of Lucrece Poem
31 11,410 Richard II History
32 13,591 Richard III History
33 47,227 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
34 16,103 Sonnets Sonnet
35 11,136 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
36 19,232 Tempest Comedy
37 6,560 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 12,571 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
39 9,370 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 18,107 Twelfth Night Comedy
41 5,989 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 4,549 Venus and Adonis Poem
43 13,191 Winter's Tale Comedy

Last updated on October 31, 2014 at 9:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,675,149 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 690,093 (41.2%) 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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