Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 14,775 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
2 18,676 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
3 17,745 As You Like It Comedy
4 8,959 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 15,062 Coriolanus Tragedy
6 12,549 Cymbeline Tragedy
7 100,056 Hamlet Tragedy
8 21,156 Henry IV, Part I History
9 12,950 Henry IV, Part II History
10 16,579 Henry V History
11 8,881 Henry VI, Part I History
12 9,606 Henry VI, Part II History
13 8,550 Henry VI, Part III History
14 8,068 Henry VIII History
15 22,528 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 7,584 King John History
17 46,363 King Lear Tragedy
18 13,856 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 2,478 Lover's Complaint Poem
20 107,728 Macbeth Tragedy
21 16,880 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 24,007 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 9,036 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
24 33,574 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
25 20,620 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 55,724 Othello Tragedy
27 2,016 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 9,999 Pericles History
29 891 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
30 7,050 Rape of Lucrece Poem
31 14,098 Richard II History
32 16,434 Richard III History
33 64,822 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
34 19,259 Sonnets Sonnet
35 13,465 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
36 24,014 Tempest Comedy
37 7,887 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 15,400 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
39 11,376 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 26,165 Twelfth Night Comedy
41 7,980 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 5,626 Venus and Adonis Poem
43 16,268 Winter's Tale Comedy

Last updated on April 26, 2015 at 8:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,139,131 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 873,118 (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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