Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 161,501 Macbeth Tragedy
2 147,900 Hamlet Tragedy
3 112,159 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 83,311 Othello Tragedy
5 69,506 King Lear Tragedy
6 53,091 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 38,927 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 38,374 Tempest Comedy
9 36,652 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 34,899 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 31,271 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 31,103 Henry IV, Part I History
13 30,820 Sonnets Sonnet
14 30,810 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 29,532 As You Like It Comedy
16 28,686 Henry V History
17 26,827 Richard III History
18 26,269 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 26,114 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 26,011 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 25,623 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 24,526 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 24,217 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 23,381 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,065 Richard II History
26 22,510 Henry IV, Part II History
27 22,425 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 19,725 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 17,738 Henry VI, Part II History
30 16,274 Pericles History
31 16,206 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 16,191 Henry VI, Part I History
33 15,713 Henry VIII History
34 15,088 Henry VI, Part III History
35 14,821 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 14,406 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 14,277 King John History
38 14,084 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 13,481 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,613 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,554 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,588 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,507 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 2, 2016 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,317,011 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,402,310 (42.3%) 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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