Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 237,639 Macbeth Tragedy
2 209,089 Hamlet Tragedy
3 174,966 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 124,943 Othello Tragedy
5 103,892 King Lear Tragedy
6 80,613 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 59,635 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 57,806 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 56,041 Tempest Comedy
10 55,549 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 53,509 Henry V History
12 52,469 As You Like It Comedy
13 51,783 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 51,561 Henry IV, Part I History
15 50,875 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 47,227 Sonnets Sonnet
17 45,938 Richard III History
18 43,877 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 42,940 Henry IV, Part II History
20 41,876 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 41,306 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 41,040 Measure for Measure Comedy
23 40,895 Winter's Tale Comedy
24 40,716 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 40,167 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 38,056 Richard II History
27 37,414 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 35,952 Henry VI, Part III History
29 34,244 Henry VI, Part I History
30 31,896 Henry VI, Part II History
31 31,623 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 29,755 Pericles History
33 28,619 Henry VIII History
34 27,571 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 27,075 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 26,544 King John History
37 25,592 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 25,215 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 23,335 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 20,021 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 9,161 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,019 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,581 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 23, 2017 at 1:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,004,364 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,274,129 (45.4%) 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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