Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 282,577 Macbeth Tragedy
2 238,269 Hamlet Tragedy
3 214,724 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 147,163 Othello Tragedy
5 119,847 King Lear Tragedy
6 90,984 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 70,974 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 67,531 Henry V History
9 66,961 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 64,719 Tempest Comedy
11 64,444 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
12 64,085 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 63,869 As You Like It Comedy
14 62,381 Henry IV, Part I History
15 60,322 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 55,212 Coriolanus Tragedy
17 54,862 Henry IV, Part II History
18 54,439 Sonnets Sonnet
19 52,921 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
20 52,633 Richard III History
21 50,203 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 47,572 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 47,301 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 46,626 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 46,551 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 44,431 Richard II History
27 43,858 Henry VI, Part I History
28 43,602 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 42,663 Henry VI, Part III History
30 39,407 Henry VI, Part II History
31 36,001 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 34,543 Henry VIII History
33 34,517 Pericles History
34 32,685 King John History
35 32,312 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 32,067 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 30,848 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 29,113 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 26,160 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 22,625 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 11,047 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,650 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,022 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 22, 2018 at 5:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,811,484 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,694,383 (46.4%) 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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