Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 221,726 Macbeth Tragedy
2 190,059 Hamlet Tragedy
3 160,452 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 114,423 Othello Tragedy
5 92,192 King Lear Tragedy
6 72,741 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 52,085 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 51,371 Tempest Comedy
9 50,051 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 46,747 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 45,189 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 42,646 Henry IV, Part I History
13 42,516 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 42,165 As You Like It Comedy
15 41,748 Sonnets Sonnet
16 41,715 Henry V History
17 38,212 Richard III History
18 37,379 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 36,651 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 35,731 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 35,026 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 34,408 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 33,777 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 33,084 Henry IV, Part II History
25 32,432 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 32,091 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 31,828 Richard II History
28 27,735 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 26,079 Henry VI, Part II History
30 25,345 Henry VI, Part I History
31 23,568 Pericles History
32 23,237 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 23,228 Henry VIII History
34 22,521 Henry VI, Part III History
35 22,402 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 21,249 King John History
37 21,198 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 21,002 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 20,374 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 16,498 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 7,135 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 5,850 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,159 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,466,623 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,963,213 (44.0%) 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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