Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 15,250 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
2 19,573 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
3 18,324 As You Like It Comedy
4 9,238 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 15,629 Coriolanus Tragedy
6 13,129 Cymbeline Tragedy
7 102,602 Hamlet Tragedy
8 21,679 Henry IV, Part I History
9 13,373 Henry IV, Part II History
10 17,049 Henry V History
11 9,152 Henry VI, Part I History
12 9,996 Henry VI, Part II History
13 8,810 Henry VI, Part III History
14 8,347 Henry VIII History
15 23,767 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 7,891 King John History
17 48,447 King Lear Tragedy
18 14,320 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 2,622 Lover's Complaint Poem
20 111,839 Macbeth Tragedy
21 17,389 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 24,870 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 9,369 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
24 35,083 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
25 21,239 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 57,796 Othello Tragedy
27 2,076 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 10,267 Pericles History
29 923 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
30 7,349 Rape of Lucrece Poem
31 14,584 Richard II History
32 17,032 Richard III History
33 70,729 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
34 19,978 Sonnets Sonnet
35 14,140 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
36 24,889 Tempest Comedy
37 8,178 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 15,898 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
39 11,725 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 26,971 Twelfth Night Comedy
41 8,207 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 5,872 Venus and Adonis Poem
43 16,951 Winter's Tale Comedy

Last updated on May 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,223,827 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 907,733 (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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