Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 188,214 Macbeth Tragedy
2 167,383 Hamlet Tragedy
3 128,784 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 96,259 Othello Tragedy
5 79,519 King Lear Tragedy
6 60,450 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 45,133 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 43,677 Tempest Comedy
9 43,085 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 38,880 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 37,219 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 36,041 Henry IV, Part I History
13 35,775 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 35,609 Sonnets Sonnet
15 34,748 As You Like It Comedy
16 33,208 Henry V History
17 31,834 Richard III History
18 30,909 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 30,091 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 29,660 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 29,545 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 28,478 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 28,251 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 27,380 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 26,832 Richard II History
26 26,599 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 26,331 Henry IV, Part II History
28 23,299 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 21,281 Henry VI, Part II History
30 19,484 Henry VI, Part I History
31 19,223 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 19,025 Pericles History
33 18,947 Henry VIII History
34 17,894 Henry VI, Part III History
35 17,696 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 17,380 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 17,151 King John History
38 16,881 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 16,528 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 13,009 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,510 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,316 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,835 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 22, 2017 at 2:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,833,097 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,634,428 (42.6%) 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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