Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 257,961 Macbeth Tragedy
2 224,103 Hamlet Tragedy
3 190,504 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 134,460 Othello Tragedy
5 111,435 King Lear Tragedy
6 85,005 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 64,005 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 61,132 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 59,782 Henry V History
10 59,348 Tempest Comedy
11 58,834 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 57,290 As You Like It Comedy
13 56,786 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 56,372 Henry IV, Part I History
15 55,067 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 50,222 Sonnets Sonnet
17 48,936 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 48,865 Richard III History
19 48,211 Henry IV, Part II History
20 46,442 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 44,927 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 43,803 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
23 43,613 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 43,173 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 42,745 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
26 40,750 Richard II History
27 40,280 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 38,905 Henry VI, Part III History
29 38,871 Henry VI, Part I History
30 35,212 Henry VI, Part II History
31 33,331 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 31,895 Pericles History
33 31,416 Henry VIII History
34 29,380 King John History
35 29,356 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 28,564 Rape of Lucrece Poem
37 27,953 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 26,868 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 24,580 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 21,055 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,217 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,769 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,752 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 24, 2018 at 12:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,356,107 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,455,950 (45.9%) 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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