Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 161,358 Macbeth Tragedy
2 147,674 Hamlet Tragedy
3 111,336 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 83,232 Othello Tragedy
5 69,387 King Lear Tragedy
6 52,946 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 38,854 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 38,270 Tempest Comedy
9 36,552 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 34,832 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 31,000 Henry IV, Part I History
12 30,754 Sonnets Sonnet
13 30,705 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 30,628 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
15 29,442 As You Like It Comedy
16 28,505 Henry V History
17 26,745 Richard III History
18 26,191 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 26,032 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 25,944 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 25,571 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 24,438 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 24,116 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 23,292 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,007 Richard II History
26 22,417 Henry IV, Part II History
27 22,336 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 19,634 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 17,666 Henry VI, Part II History
30 16,223 Pericles History
31 16,140 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 16,123 Henry VI, Part I History
33 15,641 Henry VIII History
34 15,035 Henry VI, Part III History
35 14,763 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 14,357 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 14,222 King John History
38 14,028 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 13,417 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,559 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,527 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,575 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,503 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,307,621 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,397,172 (42.2%) 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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