Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 232,745 Macbeth Tragedy
2 202,750 Hamlet Tragedy
3 170,531 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 121,375 Othello Tragedy
5 100,573 King Lear Tragedy
6 78,043 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 58,103 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 56,288 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 54,699 Tempest Comedy
10 54,185 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 51,430 Henry V History
12 50,766 As You Like It Comedy
13 49,937 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 49,931 Henry IV, Part I History
15 49,882 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 45,946 Sonnets Sonnet
17 44,246 Richard III History
18 42,469 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 41,360 Henry IV, Part II History
20 40,595 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 40,471 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 40,024 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 39,821 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 39,792 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 38,911 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 36,798 Richard II History
27 36,409 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 34,961 Henry VI, Part III History
29 32,887 Henry VI, Part I History
30 30,988 Henry VI, Part II History
31 30,865 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 28,673 Pericles History
33 27,657 Henry VIII History
34 26,814 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 26,183 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 25,616 King John History
37 24,974 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 24,498 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 22,745 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 19,552 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 8,874 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 7,627 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,497 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on October 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,870,954 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,209,316 (45.4%) 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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