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Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 8,836 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 29,441 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 40,065 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 68,966 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 74,221 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
6 85,863 Timon of Athens Tragedy
7 89,308 Pericles History
8 90,096 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
9 90,132 Rape of Lucrece Poem
10 99,297 Comedy of Errors Comedy
11 107,435 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
12 108,098 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
13 110,352 King John History
14 111,145 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
15 112,514 Richard II History
16 115,118 Henry VIII History
17 118,548 Measure for Measure Comedy
18 121,629 Henry VI, Part III History
19 123,937 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 125,481 Sonnets Sonnet
21 126,944 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
22 128,949 Richard III History
23 130,097 Henry VI, Part II History
24 134,100 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
25 134,953 Henry VI, Part I History
26 140,019 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 140,833 Tempest Comedy
28 141,163 Merchant of Venice Comedy
29 151,288 Henry IV, Part II History
30 152,982 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
31 156,860 As You Like It Comedy
32 158,273 Coriolanus Tragedy
33 161,090 Cymbeline Tragedy
34 166,027 Henry IV, Part I History
35 170,062 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
36 173,281 Twelfth Night Comedy
37 173,496 Henry V History
38 175,953 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
39 237,733 King Lear Tragedy
40 274,259 Othello Tragedy
41 363,726 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 429,094 Hamlet Tragedy
43 468,100 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on June 15, 2024 at 3:00 am (GMT-7)

There have been 11,545,473 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 6,229,303 (54.0%) 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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