Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 12,223 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 4,270 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 5,435 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 16,846 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 8,580 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 11,020 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 6,058 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 17,528 Tempest Comedy
9 10,257 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 15,029 Sonnets Sonnet
11 44,659 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 12,649 Richard III History
13 9,876 Richard II History
14 5,395 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 590 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 7,983 Pericles History
17 1,540 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 39,607 Othello Tragedy
19 14,980 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 24,077 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 6,826 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 17,110 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 13,564 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 74,863 Macbeth Tragedy
25 1,781 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 9,520 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 34,524 King Lear Tragedy
28 5,693 King John History
29 16,717 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 6,104 Henry VIII History
31 6,466 Henry VI, Part III History
32 7,521 Henry VI, Part II History
33 6,801 Henry VI, Part I History
34 12,661 Henry V History
35 9,861 Henry IV, Part II History
36 15,422 Henry IV, Part I History
37 72,690 Hamlet Tragedy
38 9,539 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 11,337 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 6,900 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 13,640 As You Like It Comedy
42 13,606 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 11,208 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on August 31, 2014 at 6:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,543,387 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 637,986 (41.3%) 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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