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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 378,210 Macbeth Tragedy
2 339,443 Hamlet Tragedy
3 294,947 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 214,097 Othello Tragedy
5 183,293 King Lear Tragedy
6 132,510 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
7 132,487 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 131,092 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
9 128,973 Henry V History
10 119,869 Henry IV, Part I History
11 118,939 As You Like It Comedy
12 115,653 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 113,464 Cymbeline Tragedy
14 111,476 Henry IV, Part II History
15 111,388 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
16 107,605 Merchant of Venice Comedy
17 106,267 Tempest Comedy
18 104,983 Julius Caesar Tragedy
19 102,142 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 95,935 Henry VI, Part I History
21 93,858 Richard III History
22 93,388 Sonnets Sonnet
23 90,238 Henry VI, Part II History
24 88,514 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 86,086 Henry VI, Part III History
26 85,941 Winter's Tale Comedy
27 85,840 Measure for Measure Comedy
28 82,962 Richard II History
29 82,148 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
30 80,170 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
31 79,699 Henry VIII History
32 75,045 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
33 74,916 King John History
34 73,901 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 64,545 Pericles History
36 63,828 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 63,242 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 59,768 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 52,081 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 47,227 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 26,354 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 20,072 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 5,982 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 26, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT-7)

There have been 8,899,972 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 4,650,640 (52.3%) 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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