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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 294,979 Macbeth Tragedy
2 262,263 Hamlet Tragedy
3 228,350 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 157,536 Othello Tragedy
5 135,971 King Lear Tragedy
6 97,867 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 87,432 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 84,732 Henry V History
9 83,453 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
10 77,497 As You Like It Comedy
11 76,337 Henry IV, Part I History
12 74,370 Merchant of Venice Comedy
13 71,743 Tempest Comedy
14 70,472 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
15 70,465 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
16 69,959 Julius Caesar Tragedy
17 69,906 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 69,803 Henry IV, Part II History
19 66,788 Cymbeline Tragedy
20 61,542 Sonnets Sonnet
21 60,691 Richard III History
22 56,077 Henry VI, Part I History
23 54,877 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 54,796 Measure for Measure Comedy
25 53,855 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 53,786 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
27 52,386 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
28 51,980 Henry VI, Part III History
29 51,859 Richard II History
30 50,117 Henry VI, Part II History
31 44,957 Henry VIII History
32 43,688 King John History
33 43,670 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
34 42,316 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 40,348 Pericles History
36 37,966 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 36,787 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 34,921 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 30,873 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 27,043 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 14,492 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 11,422 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,476 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 24, 2020 at 3:00 am (GMT-8)

There have been 6,401,111 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 3,121,802 (48.8%) 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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