Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 488,128 Hamlet Tragedy
2 483,217 Macbeth Tragedy
3 415,938 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 320,372 Othello Tragedy
5 305,436 King Lear Tragedy
6 271,119 Henry V History
7 249,808 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
8 242,229 Coriolanus Tragedy
9 241,007 Henry IV, Part I History
10 239,241 Cymbeline Tragedy
11 234,685 Twelfth Night Comedy
12 232,113 Henry IV, Part II History
13 226,671 As You Like It Comedy
14 225,967 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 225,241 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
16 211,013 Henry VI, Part II History
17 209,937 Henry VI, Part I History
18 208,323 Merchant of Venice Comedy
19 207,905 Richard III History
20 201,406 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 193,721 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
22 193,624 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 192,895 Henry VI, Part III History
24 191,464 Tempest Comedy
25 189,649 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 186,349 Julius Caesar Tragedy
27 183,726 Richard II History
28 183,483 Henry VIII History
29 182,324 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
30 179,728 Measure for Measure Comedy
31 179,385 Sonnets Sonnet
32 175,031 King John History
33 168,916 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 163,980 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 163,793 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 160,085 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 158,365 Pericles History
38 150,350 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 130,684 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 124,553 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 55,355 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 49,965 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 12,383 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 27, 2020 at 1:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 13,560,679 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 8,983,559 (66.2%) 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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