Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 216,957 Macbeth Tragedy
2 186,387 Hamlet Tragedy
3 155,923 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 112,184 Othello Tragedy
5 89,656 King Lear Tragedy
6 70,828 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 50,222 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 50,058 Tempest Comedy
9 48,511 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 44,749 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 43,805 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 40,675 Henry IV, Part I History
13 40,452 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 40,112 As You Like It Comedy
15 40,049 Sonnets Sonnet
16 38,697 Henry V History
17 36,302 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
18 36,152 Richard III History
19 34,934 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 34,287 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 33,097 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 32,966 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 32,058 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 30,677 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 30,603 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 30,564 Henry IV, Part II History
27 30,058 Richard II History
28 26,399 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 24,558 Henry VI, Part II History
30 23,157 Henry VI, Part I History
31 21,983 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 21,734 Henry VIII History
33 21,604 Pericles History
34 20,862 Henry VI, Part III History
35 20,678 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 19,884 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 19,863 King John History
38 19,476 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 19,198 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 15,062 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,557 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 5,203 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,050 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,332,335 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,884,421 (43.5%) 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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