Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 158,336 Macbeth Tragedy
2 145,261 Hamlet Tragedy
3 108,870 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 81,769 Othello Tragedy
5 68,320 King Lear Tragedy
6 51,970 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 38,236 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 37,525 Tempest Comedy
9 35,747 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 34,246 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 30,363 Henry IV, Part I History
12 30,048 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 29,714 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 29,358 Sonnets Sonnet
15 28,787 As You Like It Comedy
16 27,645 Henry V History
17 26,075 Richard III History
18 25,547 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 25,545 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 25,423 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 23,782 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 23,550 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
23 23,452 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 22,712 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 22,550 Richard II History
26 21,788 Henry IV, Part II History
27 21,660 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 19,073 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 17,088 Henry VI, Part II History
30 15,822 Pericles History
31 15,658 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 15,647 Henry VI, Part I History
33 15,216 Henry VIII History
34 14,597 Henry VI, Part III History
35 14,406 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 13,910 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 13,796 King John History
38 13,705 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 13,026 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,227 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,375 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,474 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,471 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 29, 2016 at 11:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,233,360 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,363,917 (42.2%) 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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