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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 464,053 Macbeth Tragedy
2 425,446 Hamlet Tragedy
3 360,103 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 270,458 Othello Tragedy
5 234,760 King Lear Tragedy
6 173,139 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
7 171,043 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 170,644 Henry V History
9 167,495 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
10 163,401 Henry IV, Part I History
11 158,531 Cymbeline Tragedy
12 155,711 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 154,558 As You Like It Comedy
14 150,675 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 148,745 Henry IV, Part II History
16 138,881 Merchant of Venice Comedy
17 138,509 Tempest Comedy
18 137,961 Julius Caesar Tragedy
19 132,486 Henry VI, Part I History
20 131,953 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
21 127,593 Henry VI, Part II History
22 126,096 Richard III History
23 124,586 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 123,203 Sonnets Sonnet
25 121,350 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 119,401 Henry VI, Part III History
27 116,273 Measure for Measure Comedy
28 112,845 Henry VIII History
29 110,092 Richard II History
30 108,770 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
31 108,121 King John History
32 106,016 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
33 104,803 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
34 97,571 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 87,923 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 87,860 Rape of Lucrece Poem
37 87,286 Pericles History
38 83,723 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 72,348 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 67,190 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 39,166 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 28,653 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 8,598 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 20, 2024 at 3:00 am (GMT-7)

There have been 11,403,007 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 6,128,088 (53.7%) 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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