Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 164,393 Macbeth Tragedy
2 150,047 Hamlet Tragedy
3 114,064 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 84,713 Othello Tragedy
5 71,238 King Lear Tragedy
6 54,359 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 39,892 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 39,508 Tempest Comedy
9 38,799 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 35,822 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 32,368 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 32,167 Henry IV, Part I History
13 31,996 Sonnets Sonnet
14 31,837 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 30,767 As You Like It Comedy
16 29,891 Henry V History
17 27,893 Richard III History
18 27,573 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 26,982 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 26,832 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 26,453 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 25,552 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 25,244 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 24,325 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,802 Richard II History
26 23,563 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 23,513 Henry IV, Part II History
28 20,598 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 18,680 Henry VI, Part II History
30 16,989 Henry VI, Part I History
31 16,963 Pericles History
32 16,960 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 16,517 Henry VIII History
34 15,759 Henry VI, Part III History
35 15,448 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 15,118 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 15,034 King John History
38 14,700 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 14,279 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 11,217 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,768 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,751 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,569 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 27, 2016 at 5:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,414,788 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,446,257 (42.4%) 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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