Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 237,422 Macbeth Tragedy
2 208,643 Hamlet Tragedy
3 174,506 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 124,831 Othello Tragedy
5 103,769 King Lear Tragedy
6 80,465 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 59,499 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 57,725 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 55,966 Tempest Comedy
10 55,438 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 53,405 Henry V History
12 52,364 As You Like It Comedy
13 51,651 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 51,469 Henry IV, Part I History
15 50,814 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 47,169 Sonnets Sonnet
17 45,880 Richard III History
18 43,746 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 42,848 Henry IV, Part II History
20 41,780 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 41,270 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 40,977 Measure for Measure Comedy
23 40,842 Winter's Tale Comedy
24 40,672 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 40,065 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 38,025 Richard II History
27 37,370 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 35,908 Henry VI, Part III History
29 34,179 Henry VI, Part I History
30 31,847 Henry VI, Part II History
31 31,591 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 29,729 Pericles History
33 28,552 Henry VIII History
34 27,521 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 27,049 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 26,485 King John History
37 25,556 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 25,161 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 23,298 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 20,009 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 9,146 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,011 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,580 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,995,855 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,270,477 (45.4%) 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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