Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 223,828 Macbeth Tragedy
2 192,813 Hamlet Tragedy
3 161,986 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 115,780 Othello Tragedy
5 94,540 King Lear Tragedy
6 73,956 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 53,600 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 52,100 Tempest Comedy
9 51,465 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 48,729 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 46,376 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 44,754 Henry V History
13 44,743 Henry IV, Part I History
14 44,423 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 43,832 As You Like It Comedy
16 42,638 Sonnets Sonnet
17 39,467 Richard III History
18 38,013 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 37,462 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 37,046 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 36,995 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 35,643 Henry IV, Part II History
23 35,566 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 35,358 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 34,235 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 33,420 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 32,973 Richard II History
28 31,547 Henry VI, Part III History
29 28,439 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
30 27,721 Henry VI, Part I History
31 27,569 Henry VI, Part II History
32 24,808 Pericles History
33 24,558 Henry VIII History
34 24,227 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 23,012 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 22,627 King John History
37 22,426 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 21,887 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 20,943 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 17,377 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 7,704 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 6,251 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,247 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 23, 2017 at 7:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,567,664 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,031,420 (44.5%) 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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