Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 180,020 Macbeth Tragedy
2 161,528 Hamlet Tragedy
3 123,988 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 92,457 Othello Tragedy
5 77,322 King Lear Tragedy
6 58,353 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 43,805 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 42,254 Tempest Comedy
9 41,905 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 37,797 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 35,103 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 35,083 Henry IV, Part I History
13 34,650 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 34,458 Sonnets Sonnet
15 33,602 As You Like It Comedy
16 32,153 Henry V History
17 30,661 Richard III History
18 29,863 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 29,234 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 28,784 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 28,754 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 27,565 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 27,202 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 26,478 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 25,831 Richard II History
26 25,555 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 25,416 Henry IV, Part II History
28 22,440 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 20,411 Henry VI, Part II History
30 18,650 Henry VI, Part I History
31 18,556 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 18,370 Pericles History
33 18,264 Henry VIII History
34 17,191 Henry VI, Part III History
35 17,063 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 16,670 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 16,453 King John History
38 16,334 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 15,838 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 12,425 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,278 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,156 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,788 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,706,448 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,574,285 (42.5%) 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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