Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 39,976 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 19,516 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 22,696 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 58,009 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 30,818 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 39,717 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 24,933 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 54,647 Tempest Comedy
9 40,436 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 45,873 Sonnets Sonnet
11 170,319 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 44,123 Richard III History
13 36,708 Richard II History
14 26,128 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 2,494 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 28,597 Pericles History
17 7,604 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 121,181 Othello Tragedy
19 54,091 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 77,974 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 26,779 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 56,136 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 39,764 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 232,502 Macbeth Tragedy
25 8,863 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 36,367 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 100,471 King Lear Tragedy
28 25,568 King John History
29 49,835 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 27,622 Henry VIII History
31 34,938 Henry VI, Part III History
32 30,942 Henry VI, Part II History
33 32,832 Henry VI, Part I History
34 51,354 Henry V History
35 41,283 Henry IV, Part II History
36 49,863 Henry IV, Part I History
37 202,573 Hamlet Tragedy
38 38,851 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 42,395 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 24,472 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 50,661 As You Like It Comedy
42 49,864 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 40,523 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on October 18, 2017 at 3:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,864,519 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,206,116 (45.4%) 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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