Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 162,334 Macbeth Tragedy
2 148,852 Hamlet Tragedy
3 113,158 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 84,019 Othello Tragedy
5 70,231 King Lear Tragedy
6 53,757 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 39,309 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 38,934 Tempest Comedy
9 38,264 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 35,382 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 31,697 Henry IV, Part I History
12 31,611 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 31,316 Sonnets Sonnet
14 31,307 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 30,053 As You Like It Comedy
16 29,340 Henry V History
17 27,301 Richard III History
18 26,734 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 26,485 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 26,392 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 25,956 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 25,065 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 24,677 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 23,804 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,435 Richard II History
26 23,024 Henry IV, Part II History
27 22,928 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 20,112 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 18,218 Henry VI, Part II History
30 16,605 Pericles History
31 16,573 Henry VI, Part I History
32 16,542 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 16,164 Henry VIII History
34 15,414 Henry VI, Part III History
35 15,130 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 14,712 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 14,633 King John History
38 14,358 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 13,823 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,857 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,654 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,652 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,524 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 28, 2016 at 3:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,363,432 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,422,942 (42.3%) 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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