Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 220,902 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 142,640 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 149,952 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 274,775 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 222,543 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 210,172 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 187,315 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 216,963 Tempest Comedy
9 194,898 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 203,921 Sonnets Sonnet
11 459,670 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 236,457 Richard III History
13 209,661 Richard II History
14 187,355 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 14,353 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 180,668 Pericles History
17 57,869 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 354,620 Othello Tragedy
19 215,104 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 249,798 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 187,357 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 233,537 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 203,307 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 547,123 Macbeth Tragedy
25 63,897 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 228,210 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 346,017 King Lear Tragedy
28 200,499 King John History
29 211,549 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 211,698 Henry VIII History
31 220,878 Henry VI, Part III History
32 243,385 Henry VI, Part II History
33 241,310 Henry VI, Part I History
34 316,618 Henry V History
35 274,281 Henry IV, Part II History
36 282,481 Henry IV, Part I History
37 546,931 Hamlet Tragedy
38 293,619 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 298,950 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 185,865 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 270,693 As You Like It Comedy
42 301,781 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 268,995 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on July 10, 2020 at 8:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 15,361,758 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 10,347,941 (67.4%) 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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