Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 108,164 Macbeth Tragedy
2 100,211 Hamlet Tragedy
3 65,398 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 55,851 Othello Tragedy
5 46,528 King Lear Tragedy
6 33,812 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 26,219 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 24,095 Tempest Comedy
9 24,066 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 22,622 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 21,201 Henry IV, Part I History
12 20,687 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 19,333 Sonnets Sonnet
14 18,799 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 17,793 As You Like It Comedy
16 16,919 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 16,627 Henry V History
18 16,477 Richard III History
19 16,338 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 15,499 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 15,130 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 14,807 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,140 Richard II History
24 13,919 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 13,578 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 12,988 Henry IV, Part II History
27 12,603 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,415 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,030 Pericles History
30 9,634 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,063 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,987 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,905 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,564 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,090 Henry VIII History
36 7,991 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,902 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,599 King John History
39 7,073 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,641 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,487 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,020 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 893 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,146,457 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 876,371 (40.8%) 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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