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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 4,517 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 15,115 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 19,554 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 35,568 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 39,997 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
6 45,658 Timon of Athens Tragedy
7 48,212 Rape of Lucrece Poem
8 49,493 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
9 50,826 Pericles History
10 57,020 King John History
11 57,220 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
12 58,627 Comedy of Errors Comedy
13 58,647 Henry VIII History
14 64,691 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
15 65,387 Richard II History
16 65,965 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
17 66,623 Henry VI, Part III History
18 67,821 Henry VI, Part II History
19 68,216 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 68,661 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 69,526 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
22 73,415 Henry VI, Part I History
23 75,017 Sonnets Sonnet
24 75,244 Richard III History
25 83,909 Julius Caesar Tragedy
26 84,906 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
27 86,489 Tempest Comedy
28 87,052 Henry IV, Part II History
29 90,032 Merchant of Venice Comedy
30 90,359 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
31 91,234 Cymbeline Tragedy
32 94,007 Coriolanus Tragedy
33 94,436 Henry IV, Part I History
34 98,390 As You Like It Comedy
35 104,320 Henry V History
36 108,614 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
37 109,875 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 111,777 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 156,691 King Lear Tragedy
40 182,578 Othello Tragedy
41 259,828 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 297,381 Hamlet Tragedy
43 328,213 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on July 23, 2021 at 3:00 am (GMT-7)

There have been 7,509,579 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 3,804,533 (50.7%) 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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