Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 271,923 Macbeth Tragedy
2 231,953 Hamlet Tragedy
3 201,908 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 141,516 Othello Tragedy
5 116,290 King Lear Tragedy
6 87,978 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 66,851 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 64,257 Henry V History
9 63,413 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 62,072 Tempest Comedy
11 61,246 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 60,596 As You Like It Comedy
13 60,491 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 59,374 Henry IV, Part I History
15 57,677 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 52,518 Sonnets Sonnet
17 51,706 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 51,592 Henry IV, Part II History
19 50,862 Richard III History
20 49,210 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 47,646 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 45,989 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 45,719 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 45,209 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 44,669 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 42,687 Richard II History
27 42,225 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 41,763 Henry VI, Part I History
29 40,906 Henry VI, Part III History
30 37,590 Henry VI, Part II History
31 34,555 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 33,355 Pericles History
33 33,285 Henry VIII History
34 31,371 King John History
35 31,192 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 29,942 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 29,790 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 27,919 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 25,405 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 21,899 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,672 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,281 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,908 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,589,030 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,579,666 (46.2%) 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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