Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 230,378 Macbeth Tragedy
2 198,718 Hamlet Tragedy
3 167,659 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 118,653 Othello Tragedy
5 98,790 King Lear Tragedy
6 76,821 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 56,698 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 54,403 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 53,854 Tempest Comedy
10 52,852 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 49,122 As You Like It Comedy
12 49,078 Henry V History
13 48,914 Julius Caesar Tragedy
14 48,450 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 47,981 Henry IV, Part I History
16 44,929 Sonnets Sonnet
17 42,796 Richard III History
18 40,967 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 39,729 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
20 39,422 Henry IV, Part II History
21 39,171 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 39,094 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 38,996 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 38,926 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 37,744 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 35,796 Richard II History
27 35,662 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 33,906 Henry VI, Part III History
29 31,046 Henry VI, Part I History
30 30,171 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
31 29,980 Henry VI, Part II History
32 27,802 Pericles History
33 26,760 Henry VIII History
34 26,173 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 25,495 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 24,887 King John History
37 24,468 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 23,816 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 22,225 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 19,126 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 8,611 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 7,335 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,457 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 21, 2017 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,773,035 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,156,540 (45.2%) 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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