Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 141,375 Macbeth Tragedy
2 130,086 Hamlet Tragedy
3 91,726 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 72,088 Othello Tragedy
5 59,983 King Lear Tragedy
6 45,142 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 33,401 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 31,738 Tempest Comedy
9 31,604 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 30,176 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 27,248 Henry IV, Part I History
12 27,089 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 26,273 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 26,190 Sonnets Sonnet
15 25,567 As You Like It Comedy
16 23,844 Henry V History
17 22,998 Richard III History
18 22,795 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 22,669 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 22,082 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 20,712 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 20,595 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 20,037 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 19,921 Richard II History
25 19,214 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 19,109 Henry IV, Part II History
27 18,804 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 16,698 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 14,617 Henry VI, Part II History
30 14,104 Pericles History
31 13,373 Henry VI, Part I History
32 13,336 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 12,656 Henry VI, Part III History
34 12,608 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 12,189 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 12,176 Henry VIII History
37 11,925 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 11,847 King John History
39 11,156 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 8,774 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 3,780 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,986 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,278 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 11, 2016 at 11:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 2,860,682 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,193,675 (41.7%) 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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