Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 273,486 Macbeth Tragedy
2 232,915 Hamlet Tragedy
3 204,575 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 142,150 Othello Tragedy
5 116,731 King Lear Tragedy
6 88,258 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 67,052 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 64,442 Henry V History
9 63,587 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 62,215 Tempest Comedy
11 61,333 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 60,945 As You Like It Comedy
13 60,706 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 59,780 Henry IV, Part I History
15 58,056 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 52,612 Sonnets Sonnet
17 52,150 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 51,926 Henry IV, Part II History
19 50,952 Richard III History
20 49,390 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 48,091 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 46,053 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 45,914 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 45,289 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 44,784 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 42,772 Richard II History
27 42,487 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 42,010 Henry VI, Part I History
29 41,199 Henry VI, Part III History
30 37,842 Henry VI, Part II History
31 34,687 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 33,551 Henry VIII History
33 33,415 Pericles History
34 31,634 King John History
35 31,378 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 30,222 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 29,831 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 27,971 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 25,437 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 21,929 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,699 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,302 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,911 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 26, 2018 at 11:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,614,563 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,593,176 (46.2%) 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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