Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 212,041 Macbeth Tragedy
2 180,801 Hamlet Tragedy
3 150,110 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 108,772 Othello Tragedy
5 87,318 King Lear Tragedy
6 67,652 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 48,404 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 48,269 Tempest Comedy
9 46,728 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 42,466 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 42,436 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 39,181 Henry IV, Part I History
13 38,861 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 38,697 Sonnets Sonnet
15 37,895 As You Like It Comedy
16 35,981 Henry V History
17 35,376 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
18 34,747 Richard III History
19 33,664 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 32,921 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 31,633 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 31,476 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 30,781 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 29,682 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 29,083 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 28,885 Henry IV, Part II History
27 28,878 Richard II History
28 25,406 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 23,345 Henry VI, Part II History
30 21,640 Henry VI, Part I History
31 21,041 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 20,663 Pericles History
33 20,655 Henry VIII History
34 19,741 Henry VI, Part III History
35 19,705 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 19,078 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 18,943 King John History
38 18,834 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 18,243 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 14,322 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,210 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,897 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,979 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 29, 2017 at 12:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,187,627 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,811,583 (43.3%) 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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