Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 188,896 Macbeth Tragedy
2 167,704 Hamlet Tragedy
3 129,072 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 96,483 Othello Tragedy
5 79,597 King Lear Tragedy
6 60,552 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 45,217 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 43,771 Tempest Comedy
9 43,152 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 39,010 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 37,255 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 36,095 Henry IV, Part I History
13 35,839 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 35,665 Sonnets Sonnet
15 34,819 As You Like It Comedy
16 33,255 Henry V History
17 31,915 Richard III History
18 30,982 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 30,161 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 29,722 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 29,606 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 28,536 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 28,307 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 27,447 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 26,873 Richard II History
26 26,695 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 26,403 Henry IV, Part II History
28 23,355 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 21,345 Henry VI, Part II History
30 19,540 Henry VI, Part I History
31 19,275 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 19,054 Pericles History
33 18,987 Henry VIII History
34 17,940 Henry VI, Part III History
35 17,737 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 17,440 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 17,214 King John History
38 16,924 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 16,569 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 13,040 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,522 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,331 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,838 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,840,760 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,638,308 (42.7%) 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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