Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 282,662 Macbeth Tragedy
2 238,384 Hamlet Tragedy
3 214,979 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 147,208 Othello Tragedy
5 119,912 King Lear Tragedy
6 91,053 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 71,138 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 67,573 Henry V History
9 67,009 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 64,762 Tempest Comedy
11 64,495 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
12 64,132 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 63,939 As You Like It Comedy
14 62,426 Henry IV, Part I History
15 60,353 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 55,265 Coriolanus Tragedy
17 54,889 Henry IV, Part II History
18 54,482 Sonnets Sonnet
19 53,006 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
20 52,671 Richard III History
21 50,258 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 47,625 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 47,356 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 46,664 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 46,586 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 44,464 Richard II History
27 43,875 Henry VI, Part I History
28 43,652 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 42,683 Henry VI, Part III History
30 39,429 Henry VI, Part II History
31 36,035 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 34,562 Henry VIII History
33 34,561 Pericles History
34 32,712 King John History
35 32,348 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 32,112 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 30,869 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 29,136 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 26,191 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 22,648 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 11,058 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,662 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,030 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 24, 2018 at 10:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,815,664 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,696,320 (46.4%) 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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