Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 179,598 Macbeth Tragedy
2 161,327 Hamlet Tragedy
3 123,888 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 92,352 Othello Tragedy
5 77,265 King Lear Tragedy
6 58,291 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 43,785 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 42,195 Tempest Comedy
9 41,828 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 37,785 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 35,090 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 35,059 Henry IV, Part I History
13 34,628 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 34,436 Sonnets Sonnet
15 33,580 As You Like It Comedy
16 32,135 Henry V History
17 30,636 Richard III History
18 29,841 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 29,213 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 28,759 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 28,729 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 27,533 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 27,164 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 26,455 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 25,809 Richard II History
26 25,530 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 25,393 Henry IV, Part II History
28 22,422 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 20,396 Henry VI, Part II History
30 18,630 Henry VI, Part I History
31 18,538 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 18,359 Pericles History
33 18,254 Henry VIII History
34 17,179 Henry VI, Part III History
35 17,050 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 16,656 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 16,441 King John History
38 16,328 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 15,828 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 12,414 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,277 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,153 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,787 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 7, 2016 at 1:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,702,125 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,572,473 (42.5%) 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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