Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 1,976 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 4,885 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 6,203 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 14,305 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 18,220 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 18,818 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
7 18,915 King John History
8 19,056 Comedy of Errors Comedy
9 19,678 Timon of Athens Tragedy
10 19,711 Henry VI, Part III History
11 20,629 Pericles History
12 20,636 Henry VIII History
13 21,021 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 21,614 Henry VI, Part I History
15 23,320 Henry VI, Part II History
16 25,374 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 28,850 Henry IV, Part II History
18 28,854 Richard II History
19 29,050 Cymbeline Tragedy
20 29,653 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 30,750 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 31,435 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 31,612 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
24 32,895 Measure for Measure Comedy
25 33,600 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 34,711 Richard III History
27 35,335 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
28 35,948 Henry V History
29 37,863 As You Like It Comedy
30 38,675 Sonnets Sonnet
31 38,834 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
32 39,145 Henry IV, Part I History
33 42,365 Julius Caesar Tragedy
34 42,447 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
35 46,666 Merchant of Venice Comedy
36 48,233 Tempest Comedy
37 48,379 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 67,587 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 87,254 King Lear Tragedy
40 108,719 Othello Tragedy
41 149,904 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 180,671 Hamlet Tragedy
43 211,939 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on April 27, 2017 at 11:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,184,213 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,809,866 (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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