Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 279,309 Macbeth Tragedy
2 236,625 Hamlet Tragedy
3 209,628 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 145,017 Othello Tragedy
5 118,488 King Lear Tragedy
6 89,729 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 69,476 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 66,406 Henry V History
9 66,267 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 63,383 Tempest Comedy
11 63,359 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
12 62,952 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 62,842 As You Like It Comedy
14 61,512 Henry IV, Part I History
15 59,637 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 54,133 Henry IV, Part II History
17 54,126 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 53,565 Sonnets Sonnet
19 51,866 Richard III History
20 51,631 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 49,326 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 46,802 Measure for Measure Comedy
23 46,780 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
24 45,754 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 45,601 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 43,716 Richard II History
27 43,371 Henry VI, Part I History
28 43,098 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 42,241 Henry VI, Part III History
30 38,945 Henry VI, Part II History
31 35,130 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 34,154 Henry VIII History
33 34,106 Pericles History
34 32,316 King John History
35 31,853 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 31,330 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 30,479 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 28,401 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 25,704 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 22,284 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,885 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,512 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,958 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,731,569 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,655,119 (46.3%) 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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