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Most-searched works within OSS

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

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

There have been 7,510,033 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 3,804,943 (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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