Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 205,294 Macbeth Tragedy
2 176,632 Hamlet Tragedy
3 141,807 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 102,900 Othello Tragedy
5 85,155 King Lear Tragedy
6 65,436 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 47,537 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 47,106 Tempest Comedy
9 45,488 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 41,374 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 39,740 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 38,109 Henry IV, Part I History
13 37,816 Sonnets Sonnet
14 37,792 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 36,983 As You Like It Comedy
16 35,079 Henry V History
17 33,853 Richard III History
18 32,664 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 31,741 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 31,303 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 30,916 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 30,591 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 29,987 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 29,040 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 28,269 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 28,226 Richard II History
27 28,083 Henry IV, Part II History
28 24,707 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 22,732 Henry VI, Part II History
30 21,028 Henry VI, Part I History
31 20,462 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 20,136 Henry VIII History
33 20,106 Pericles History
34 19,150 Henry VI, Part III History
35 19,130 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 18,472 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 18,380 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 18,373 King John History
39 17,755 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 13,919 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,002 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,716 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,938 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on March 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,060,791 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,750,185 (43.1%) 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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