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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 326,537 Macbeth Tragedy
2 293,515 Hamlet Tragedy
3 258,950 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 181,639 Othello Tragedy
5 155,460 King Lear Tragedy
6 111,229 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 106,820 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 105,097 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
9 103,368 Henry V History
10 95,272 As You Like It Comedy
11 93,472 Henry IV, Part I History
12 90,440 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 89,598 Merchant of Venice Comedy
14 87,526 Cymbeline Tragedy
15 87,101 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
16 86,213 Henry IV, Part II History
17 85,883 Tempest Comedy
18 84,543 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
19 83,094 Julius Caesar Tragedy
20 74,770 Richard III History
21 74,596 Sonnets Sonnet
22 72,621 Henry VI, Part I History
23 68,637 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 68,072 Measure for Measure Comedy
25 67,813 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 67,029 Henry VI, Part II History
27 65,843 Henry VI, Part III History
28 65,746 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
29 65,079 Richard II History
30 64,374 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
31 57,848 Henry VIII History
32 56,896 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
33 56,214 King John History
34 56,111 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 50,583 Pericles History
36 49,118 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 48,043 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 45,432 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 39,793 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 35,377 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 19,098 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 15,037 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 4,481 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 18, 2021 at 3:00 am (GMT-7)

There have been 7,425,226 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 3,758,799 (50.6%) 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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