Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 1,883 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 4,473 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 5,726 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 13,488 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 17,222 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 17,807 King John History
7 17,932 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
8 17,957 Comedy of Errors Comedy
9 18,269 Timon of Athens Tragedy
10 18,549 Henry VI, Part III History
11 19,573 Pericles History
12 19,574 Henry VIII History
13 19,883 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 20,322 Henry VI, Part I History
15 22,065 Henry VI, Part II History
16 24,039 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 27,203 Henry IV, Part II History
18 27,528 Cymbeline Tragedy
19 27,564 Richard II History
20 28,274 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 29,194 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 29,359 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 30,320 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
24 30,445 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 30,993 Measure for Measure Comedy
26 31,816 Winter's Tale Comedy
27 32,936 Richard III History
28 34,153 Henry V History
29 36,035 As You Like It Comedy
30 36,732 Sonnets Sonnet
31 36,813 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
32 37,114 Henry IV, Part I History
33 38,621 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
34 40,085 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 44,435 Merchant of Venice Comedy
36 45,679 Tempest Comedy
37 46,462 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 63,432 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 83,054 King Lear Tragedy
40 100,261 Othello Tragedy
41 137,440 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 172,418 Hamlet Tragedy
43 198,191 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on February 28, 2017 at 3:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,961,750 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,700,286 (42.9%) 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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