Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 287,154 Macbeth Tragedy
2 246,685 Hamlet Tragedy
3 222,696 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 151,366 Othello Tragedy
5 125,278 King Lear Tragedy
6 94,016 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 78,485 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 72,884 Henry V History
9 70,401 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
10 69,860 Merchant of Venice Comedy
11 68,753 As You Like It Comedy
12 67,810 Tempest Comedy
13 67,031 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 66,002 Henry IV, Part I History
15 63,960 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 60,551 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
17 59,937 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 58,079 Henry IV, Part II History
19 57,752 Sonnets Sonnet
20 55,934 Richard III History
21 55,802 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 50,164 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 49,842 Winter's Tale Comedy
24 49,834 Measure for Measure Comedy
25 49,204 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 48,589 Henry VI, Part I History
27 47,690 Richard II History
28 47,042 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 46,492 Henry VI, Part III History
30 43,938 Henry VI, Part II History
31 39,435 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 38,594 Henry VIII History
33 36,981 Pericles History
34 36,607 King John History
35 35,436 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 34,922 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 33,417 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 31,609 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 28,010 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 24,756 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 11,990 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 10,395 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,245 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 20, 2018 at 11:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 6,057,874 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,857,431 (47.2%) 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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