Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 2,494 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 7,620 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 8,873 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 19,527 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 22,713 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
6 24,490 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 24,946 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 25,600 King John History
9 26,137 Rape of Lucrece Poem
10 26,797 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
11 27,642 Henry VIII History
12 28,624 Pericles History
13 30,833 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
14 30,970 Henry VI, Part II History
15 32,865 Henry VI, Part I History
16 34,955 Henry VI, Part III History
17 36,392 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
18 36,727 Richard II History
19 38,893 Cymbeline Tragedy
20 39,740 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 39,809 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 39,995 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 40,447 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 40,576 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
25 41,330 Henry IV, Part II History
26 42,448 Coriolanus Tragedy
27 44,172 Richard III History
28 45,903 Sonnets Sonnet
29 49,863 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 49,898 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
31 49,906 Henry IV, Part I History
32 50,723 As You Like It Comedy
33 51,408 Henry V History
34 54,165 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
35 54,672 Tempest Comedy
36 56,234 Merchant of Venice Comedy
37 58,034 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 77,996 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 100,528 King Lear Tragedy
40 121,283 Othello Tragedy
41 170,410 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 202,685 Hamlet Tragedy
43 232,647 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on October 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,867,609 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,207,801 (45.4%) 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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