Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 167,007 Macbeth Tragedy
2 151,920 Hamlet Tragedy
3 115,453 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 85,711 Othello Tragedy
5 72,162 King Lear Tragedy
6 55,361 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 40,770 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 40,270 Tempest Comedy
9 39,792 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 36,348 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 33,274 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 33,012 Henry IV, Part I History
13 32,707 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 32,661 Sonnets Sonnet
15 31,489 As You Like It Comedy
16 30,493 Henry V History
17 28,773 Richard III History
18 28,203 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 27,603 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 27,325 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 27,259 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 26,035 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 25,875 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 24,895 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 24,243 Richard II History
26 24,164 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 24,039 Henry IV, Part II History
28 21,175 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 19,219 Henry VI, Part II History
30 17,526 Henry VI, Part I History
31 17,400 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 17,353 Pericles History
33 17,271 Henry VIII History
34 16,193 Henry VI, Part III History
35 15,844 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 15,519 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 15,440 King John History
38 15,130 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 14,718 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 11,539 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,884 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,850 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,597 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,485,597 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,475,682 (42.3%) 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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