Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 211,405 Macbeth Tragedy
2 180,154 Hamlet Tragedy
3 148,613 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 108,458 Othello Tragedy
5 87,104 King Lear Tragedy
6 66,801 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 48,303 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 48,133 Tempest Comedy
9 46,479 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 42,365 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 42,269 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 39,074 Henry IV, Part I History
13 38,717 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 38,560 Sonnets Sonnet
15 37,786 As You Like It Comedy
16 35,883 Henry V History
17 34,645 Richard III History
18 33,475 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 32,790 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 32,085 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 31,550 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 31,371 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 30,680 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 29,609 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 28,976 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 28,803 Richard II History
27 28,785 Henry IV, Part II History
28 25,322 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 23,257 Henry VI, Part II History
30 21,560 Henry VI, Part I History
31 20,979 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 20,587 Henry VIII History
33 20,581 Pericles History
34 19,657 Henry VI, Part III History
35 19,614 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 19,011 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 18,867 King John History
38 18,787 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 18,171 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 14,267 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,187 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,868 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,976 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 24, 2017 at 11:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,165,162 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,799,911 (43.2%) 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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