Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 225,940 Macbeth Tragedy
2 195,467 Hamlet Tragedy
3 164,304 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 117,187 Othello Tragedy
5 96,585 King Lear Tragedy
6 75,300 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 54,943 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 53,203 Tempest Comedy
9 53,023 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 50,520 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 47,438 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 47,420 Henry V History
13 47,145 As You Like It Comedy
14 46,626 Henry IV, Part I History
15 46,181 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 44,165 Sonnets Sonnet
17 41,322 Richard III History
18 39,013 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 38,850 Coriolanus Tragedy
20 38,610 Winter's Tale Comedy
21 38,062 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 37,928 Henry IV, Part II History
23 37,160 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 36,635 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 35,962 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 34,633 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 34,611 Richard II History
28 32,913 Henry VI, Part III History
29 29,649 Henry VI, Part I History
30 29,546 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
31 28,971 Henry VI, Part II History
32 26,488 Pericles History
33 25,754 Henry VIII History
34 25,274 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 24,132 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 23,912 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 23,839 King John History
38 22,781 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 21,832 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 18,708 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 8,210 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 6,851 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,357 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 21, 2017 at 9:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,670,469 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,095,735 (44.9%) 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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