Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 188,328 Macbeth Tragedy
2 167,436 Hamlet Tragedy
3 128,896 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 96,307 Othello Tragedy
5 79,549 King Lear Tragedy
6 60,482 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 45,171 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 43,710 Tempest Comedy
9 43,110 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 38,908 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 37,233 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 36,064 Henry IV, Part I History
13 35,798 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 35,633 Sonnets Sonnet
15 34,775 As You Like It Comedy
16 33,230 Henry V History
17 31,858 Richard III History
18 30,944 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 30,114 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 29,676 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 29,573 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 28,505 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 28,274 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 27,400 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 26,850 Richard II History
26 26,625 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 26,367 Henry IV, Part II History
28 23,314 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 21,300 Henry VI, Part II History
30 19,506 Henry VI, Part I History
31 19,245 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 19,034 Pericles History
33 18,958 Henry VIII History
34 17,907 Henry VI, Part III History
35 17,710 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 17,398 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 17,177 King John History
38 16,894 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 16,537 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 13,020 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,513 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,321 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,836 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 23, 2017 at 1:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,835,508 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,635,538 (42.6%) 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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