Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 257,989 Macbeth Tragedy
2 224,135 Hamlet Tragedy
3 190,525 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 134,463 Othello Tragedy
5 111,438 King Lear Tragedy
6 85,022 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 64,028 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 61,139 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 59,788 Henry V History
10 59,349 Tempest Comedy
11 58,837 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 57,335 As You Like It Comedy
13 56,852 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 56,384 Henry IV, Part I History
15 55,074 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 50,229 Sonnets Sonnet
17 49,004 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 48,869 Richard III History
19 48,215 Henry IV, Part II History
20 46,502 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 44,995 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 43,805 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
23 43,616 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 43,177 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 42,749 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
26 40,754 Richard II History
27 40,286 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 38,910 Henry VI, Part III History
29 38,875 Henry VI, Part I History
30 35,229 Henry VI, Part II History
31 33,338 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 31,903 Pericles History
33 31,421 Henry VIII History
34 29,383 King John History
35 29,360 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 28,567 Rape of Lucrece Poem
37 27,987 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 26,873 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 24,587 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 21,056 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,219 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,771 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,752 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,357,147 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,456,562 (45.9%) 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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