Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 224,111 Macbeth Tragedy
2 192,970 Hamlet Tragedy
3 162,097 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 115,843 Othello Tragedy
5 94,645 King Lear Tragedy
6 74,066 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 53,665 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 52,151 Tempest Comedy
9 51,594 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 48,804 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 46,452 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 44,881 Henry V History
13 44,846 Henry IV, Part I History
14 44,505 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 43,905 As You Like It Comedy
16 42,727 Sonnets Sonnet
17 39,541 Richard III History
18 38,067 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 37,537 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 37,152 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 37,049 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 35,766 Henry IV, Part II History
23 35,637 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 35,439 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 34,310 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 33,489 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 33,035 Richard II History
28 31,602 Henry VI, Part III History
29 28,516 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
30 27,833 Henry VI, Part I History
31 27,636 Henry VI, Part II History
32 24,883 Pericles History
33 24,602 Henry VIII History
34 24,282 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 23,055 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 22,693 King John History
37 22,484 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 21,931 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 20,989 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 17,435 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 7,728 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 6,270 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,251 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 25, 2017 at 12:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,573,420 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,034,929 (44.5%) 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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