Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 142,099 Macbeth Tragedy
2 130,422 Hamlet Tragedy
3 92,167 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 72,409 Othello Tragedy
5 60,128 King Lear Tragedy
6 45,337 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 33,685 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 31,861 Tempest Comedy
9 31,723 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 30,287 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 27,330 Henry IV, Part I History
12 27,173 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 26,340 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 26,325 Sonnets Sonnet
15 25,666 As You Like It Comedy
16 24,001 Henry V History
17 23,101 Richard III History
18 22,889 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 22,761 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 22,188 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 20,787 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 20,662 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 20,136 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 20,107 Richard II History
25 19,329 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 19,198 Henry IV, Part II History
27 18,900 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 16,783 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 14,700 Henry VI, Part II History
30 14,186 Pericles History
31 13,441 Henry VI, Part I History
32 13,422 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 12,725 Henry VI, Part III History
34 12,664 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 12,273 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 12,229 Henry VIII History
37 11,999 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 11,910 King John History
39 11,228 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 8,848 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 3,810 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,026 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,308 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 14, 2016 at 5:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 2,869,587 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,198,476 (41.8%) 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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