Most-searched works within OSS

Click a column heading to change the sort order

# Search count Work Genre
1 13,946 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 4,802 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 6,375 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 22,363 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 9,971 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 13,257 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 6,932 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 20,848 Tempest Comedy
9 11,716 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 17,091 Sonnets Sonnet
11 50,692 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 14,536 Richard III History
13 12,291 Richard II History
14 6,119 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 696 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 8,951 Pericles History
17 1,745 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 47,762 Othello Tragedy
19 17,840 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 28,963 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 7,980 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 20,346 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 15,152 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 87,671 Macbeth Tragedy
25 2,081 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 11,470 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 40,071 King Lear Tragedy
28 6,505 King John History
29 18,990 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 7,115 Henry VIII History
31 7,472 Henry VI, Part III History
32 8,579 Henry VI, Part II History
33 7,772 Henry VI, Part I History
34 14,483 Henry V History
35 11,500 Henry IV, Part II History
36 18,987 Henry IV, Part I History
37 86,873 Hamlet Tragedy
38 11,018 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 13,156 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 7,915 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 15,504 As You Like It Comedy
42 15,845 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 12,831 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on December 21, 2014 at 2:00 am (GMT-5)

There have been 1,819,123 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 748,306 (41.1%) 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.

You can also see keyword search statistics, including the most-searched keywords.

Back to the statistics page

Plays + Sonnets + Poems + Concordance + Character Search + Advanced Search + About OSS