Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 216,909 Macbeth Tragedy
2 186,322 Hamlet Tragedy
3 155,763 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 112,121 Othello Tragedy
5 89,631 King Lear Tragedy
6 70,791 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 50,206 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 50,045 Tempest Comedy
9 48,474 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 43,791 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 43,743 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 40,642 Henry IV, Part I History
13 40,417 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 40,066 As You Like It Comedy
15 40,038 Sonnets Sonnet
16 38,669 Henry V History
17 36,291 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
18 36,135 Richard III History
19 34,927 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 34,279 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 33,079 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 32,915 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 32,023 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 30,667 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 30,557 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 30,541 Henry IV, Part II History
27 30,027 Richard II History
28 26,368 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 24,533 Henry VI, Part II History
30 23,133 Henry VI, Part I History
31 21,971 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 21,702 Henry VIII History
33 21,591 Pericles History
34 20,830 Henry VI, Part III History
35 20,668 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 19,859 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 19,846 King John History
38 19,470 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 19,190 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 15,052 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,557 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 5,201 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,050 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 25, 2017 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,329,197 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,882,123 (43.5%) 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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