Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 82,002 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
2 42,744 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
3 23,586 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 41,660 Measure for Measure Comedy
5 56,406 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
6 53,491 As You Like It Comedy
7 41,459 Winter's Tale Comedy
8 58,539 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 41,909 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 25,850 Comedy of Errors Comedy
11 28,076 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
12 60,817 Twelfth Night Comedy
13 57,191 Tempest Comedy
14 37,957 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
15 30,516 Pericles History
16 44,395 Henry IV, Part II History
17 36,669 Henry VI, Part III History
18 38,779 Richard II History
19 55,130 Henry V History
20 29,218 Henry VIII History
21 46,892 Richard III History
22 35,308 Henry VI, Part I History
23 27,169 King John History
24 52,806 Henry IV, Part I History
25 32,625 Henry VI, Part II History
26 8,242 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
27 2,613 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
28 27,605 Rape of Lucrece Poem
29 9,319 Lover's Complaint Poem
30 20,205 Venus and Adonis Poem
31 48,031 Sonnets Sonnet
32 25,872 Timon of Athens Tragedy
33 41,230 Cymbeline Tragedy
34 243,340 Macbeth Tragedy
35 41,148 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
36 214,243 Hamlet Tragedy
37 127,152 Othello Tragedy
38 52,803 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
39 32,031 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 51,641 Julius Caesar Tragedy
41 178,812 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 45,025 Coriolanus Tragedy
43 105,545 King Lear Tragedy

Last updated on December 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,091,232 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,321,086 (45.6%) 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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