Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 859 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 1,965 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 2,394 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 5,488 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 6,892 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 7,407 King John History
7 7,685 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 7,742 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
9 7,936 Henry VIII History
10 8,293 Henry VI, Part III History
11 8,669 Henry VI, Part I History
12 8,788 Comedy of Errors Comedy
13 8,862 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 9,441 Henry VI, Part II History
15 9,787 Pericles History
16 11,074 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 12,219 Cymbeline Tragedy
18 12,738 Henry IV, Part II History
19 13,086 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
20 13,466 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 13,836 Richard II History
22 14,346 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,689 Coriolanus Tragedy
24 14,797 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 15,636 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 16,011 Richard III History
27 16,242 Henry V History
28 16,552 Measure for Measure Comedy
29 17,172 As You Like It Comedy
30 18,056 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
31 18,817 Sonnets Sonnet
32 20,202 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
33 20,845 Henry IV, Part I History
34 21,670 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 23,278 Merchant of Venice Comedy
36 23,365 Tempest Comedy
37 25,452 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 32,324 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 44,544 King Lear Tragedy
40 53,928 Othello Tragedy
41 61,635 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 97,875 Hamlet Tragedy
43 101,111 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on March 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,064,926 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 844,547 (40.9%) 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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