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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 332,676 Macbeth Tragedy
2 303,534 Hamlet Tragedy
3 262,193 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 184,198 Othello Tragedy
5 160,935 King Lear Tragedy
6 114,222 Twelfth Night Comedy
7 113,777 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 113,629 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
9 109,651 Henry V History
10 102,811 As You Like It Comedy
11 101,306 Henry IV, Part I History
12 98,171 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 95,525 Cymbeline Tragedy
14 95,146 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 93,852 Henry IV, Part II History
16 90,799 Merchant of Venice Comedy
17 89,282 Julius Caesar Tragedy
18 87,833 Tempest Comedy
19 86,022 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 79,980 Henry VI, Part I History
21 76,312 Sonnets Sonnet
22 76,070 Richard III History
23 73,200 Henry VI, Part II History
24 72,917 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 71,490 Henry VI, Part III History
26 70,614 Measure for Measure Comedy
27 68,954 Winter's Tale Comedy
28 66,509 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 66,152 Richard II History
30 65,242 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
31 64,974 Henry VIII History
32 62,129 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 60,309 King John History
34 57,813 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
35 51,266 Pericles History
36 50,013 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 48,680 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 46,113 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 40,417 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 35,924 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 20,833 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 15,258 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 4,573 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 25, 2021 at 3:00 am (GMT-7)

There have been 7,702,710 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 3,923,884 (50.9%) 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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