Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 155,328 Macbeth Tragedy
2 141,766 Hamlet Tragedy
3 104,857 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 79,243 Othello Tragedy
5 65,768 King Lear Tragedy
6 49,261 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 36,988 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 35,368 Tempest Comedy
9 34,902 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 33,301 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 29,512 Henry IV, Part I History
12 29,382 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 28,824 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 28,426 Sonnets Sonnet
15 28,098 As You Like It Comedy
16 26,704 Henry V History
17 25,203 Richard III History
18 24,864 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 24,810 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 24,747 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 22,845 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 22,714 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 22,081 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 21,895 Richard II History
25 21,344 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 21,019 Henry IV, Part II History
27 20,908 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 18,512 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 16,434 Henry VI, Part II History
30 15,412 Pericles History
31 15,144 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 15,059 Henry VI, Part I History
33 14,733 Henry VIII History
34 14,105 Henry VI, Part III History
35 13,956 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 13,397 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 13,317 King John History
38 13,254 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 12,548 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 9,889 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,230 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,368 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,421 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 2, 2016 at 6:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,140,707 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,319,950 (42.0%) 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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