Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 242,642 Macbeth Tragedy
2 213,863 Hamlet Tragedy
3 178,520 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 126,869 Othello Tragedy
5 105,389 King Lear Tragedy
6 81,906 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 60,694 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 58,493 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 57,114 Tempest Comedy
10 56,336 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 54,952 Henry V History
12 53,365 As You Like It Comedy
13 52,727 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 52,665 Henry IV, Part I History
15 51,607 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 47,942 Sonnets Sonnet
17 46,812 Richard III History
18 44,872 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 44,197 Henry IV, Part II History
20 42,694 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 41,848 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 41,595 Measure for Measure Comedy
23 41,413 Winter's Tale Comedy
24 41,110 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 41,068 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 38,706 Richard II History
27 37,905 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 36,638 Henry VI, Part III History
29 35,260 Henry VI, Part I History
30 32,601 Henry VI, Part II History
31 31,992 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 30,478 Pericles History
33 29,192 Henry VIII History
34 28,046 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 27,586 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 27,133 King John History
37 25,843 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 25,775 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 23,564 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 20,184 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 9,314 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,233 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,612 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,082,854 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,316,773 (45.6%) 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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