Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 164,479 Macbeth Tragedy
2 150,141 Hamlet Tragedy
3 114,182 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 84,778 Othello Tragedy
5 71,316 King Lear Tragedy
6 54,434 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 39,944 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 39,562 Tempest Comedy
9 38,855 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 35,862 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 32,455 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 32,226 Henry IV, Part I History
13 32,056 Sonnets Sonnet
14 31,899 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 30,822 As You Like It Comedy
16 29,966 Henry V History
17 27,983 Richard III History
18 27,652 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 27,028 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 26,870 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 26,520 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 25,604 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 25,288 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 24,384 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,841 Richard II History
26 23,620 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 23,571 Henry IV, Part II History
28 20,653 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 18,731 Henry VI, Part II History
30 17,035 Henry VI, Part I History
31 17,017 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 16,993 Pericles History
33 16,564 Henry VIII History
34 15,800 Henry VI, Part III History
35 15,475 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 15,167 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 15,067 King John History
38 14,737 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 14,329 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 11,244 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,778 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,760 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,573 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,419,623 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,448,513 (42.4%) 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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