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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 309,022 Macbeth Tragedy
2 275,175 Hamlet Tragedy
3 239,563 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 167,503 Othello Tragedy
5 144,141 King Lear Tragedy
6 102,479 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 96,227 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 91,163 Henry V History
9 90,995 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
10 82,893 As You Like It Comedy
11 82,215 Henry IV, Part I History
12 80,351 Merchant of Venice Comedy
13 78,910 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
14 77,000 Tempest Comedy
15 76,511 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
16 76,245 Coriolanus Tragedy
17 75,582 Julius Caesar Tragedy
18 75,241 Henry IV, Part II History
19 73,072 Cymbeline Tragedy
20 66,059 Sonnets Sonnet
21 65,395 Richard III History
22 61,980 Henry VI, Part I History
23 60,308 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 60,152 Measure for Measure Comedy
25 58,641 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 57,788 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
27 57,589 Henry VI, Part III History
28 56,549 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
29 56,187 Henry VI, Part II History
30 56,077 Richard II History
31 50,087 Henry VIII History
32 48,608 King John History
33 47,944 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
34 46,257 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 43,610 Pericles History
36 41,896 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 40,312 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 38,231 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 33,702 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 29,648 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 16,325 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 12,560 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,807 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on March 7, 2021 at 3:00 am (GMT-8)

There have been 6,813,480 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 3,354,451 (49.2%) 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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