Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 157,870 Macbeth Tragedy
2 144,486 Hamlet Tragedy
3 108,420 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 80,978 Othello Tragedy
5 67,952 King Lear Tragedy
6 51,755 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 38,085 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 37,302 Tempest Comedy
9 35,601 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 34,105 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 30,182 Henry IV, Part I History
12 29,950 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 29,545 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 29,221 Sonnets Sonnet
15 28,649 As You Like It Comedy
16 27,463 Henry V History
17 25,955 Richard III History
18 25,432 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 25,430 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 25,290 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 23,617 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 23,438 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
23 23,325 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 22,580 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 22,462 Richard II History
26 21,644 Henry IV, Part II History
27 21,535 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 18,946 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 16,966 Henry VI, Part II History
30 15,743 Pericles History
31 15,545 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 15,542 Henry VI, Part I History
33 15,136 Henry VIII History
34 14,518 Henry VI, Part III History
35 14,324 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 13,831 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 13,701 King John History
38 13,645 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 12,924 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,143 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,347 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,456 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,468 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 24, 2016 at 10:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,217,585 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,356,618 (42.2%) 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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