Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 197,716 Macbeth Tragedy
2 172,108 Hamlet Tragedy
3 137,168 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 100,128 Othello Tragedy
5 82,915 King Lear Tragedy
6 63,354 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 46,407 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 45,546 Tempest Comedy
9 44,385 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 40,028 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 38,579 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 37,080 Henry IV, Part I History
13 36,768 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 36,694 Sonnets Sonnet
15 35,979 As You Like It Comedy
16 34,104 Henry V History
17 32,898 Richard III History
18 31,771 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 30,958 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 30,412 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 30,272 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 29,308 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 29,150 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 28,238 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 27,529 Richard II History
26 27,477 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 27,162 Henry IV, Part II History
28 24,009 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 22,034 Henry VI, Part II History
30 20,289 Henry VI, Part I History
31 19,856 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 19,553 Pericles History
33 19,550 Henry VIII History
34 18,523 Henry VI, Part III History
35 18,250 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 17,926 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 17,903 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 17,775 King John History
39 17,194 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 13,455 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,706 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,463 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,879 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 27, 2017 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,956,441 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,697,400 (42.9%) 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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