Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 2,614 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 8,331 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 9,372 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 20,245 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 23,665 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
6 25,952 Timon of Athens Tragedy
7 25,976 Comedy of Errors Comedy
8 27,288 King John History
9 27,647 Rape of Lucrece Poem
10 28,194 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
11 29,377 Henry VIII History
12 30,591 Pericles History
13 32,129 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
14 32,799 Henry VI, Part II History
15 35,416 Henry VI, Part I History
16 36,820 Henry VI, Part III History
17 38,119 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
18 38,893 Richard II History
19 41,259 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
20 41,422 Cymbeline Tragedy
21 41,588 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 41,769 Measure for Measure Comedy
23 42,020 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 42,951 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
25 44,486 Henry IV, Part II History
26 45,227 Coriolanus Tragedy
27 47,000 Richard III History
28 48,156 Sonnets Sonnet
29 51,788 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 52,945 Henry IV, Part I History
31 53,084 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
32 53,721 As You Like It Comedy
33 55,260 Henry V History
34 56,652 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
35 57,301 Tempest Comedy
36 58,684 Merchant of Venice Comedy
37 61,047 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 82,203 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 105,927 King Lear Tragedy
40 127,912 Othello Tragedy
41 179,566 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 214,996 Hamlet Tragedy
43 244,149 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on December 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,104,330 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,328,512 (45.6%) 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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