Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 230,272 Macbeth Tragedy
2 198,532 Hamlet Tragedy
3 167,577 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 118,618 Othello Tragedy
5 98,730 King Lear Tragedy
6 76,772 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 56,611 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 54,356 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 53,831 Tempest Comedy
10 52,773 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 49,053 As You Like It Comedy
12 48,989 Henry V History
13 48,781 Julius Caesar Tragedy
14 48,343 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 47,906 Henry IV, Part I History
16 44,906 Sonnets Sonnet
17 42,725 Richard III History
18 40,870 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 39,704 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
20 39,337 Henry IV, Part II History
21 39,150 Winter's Tale Comedy
22 38,983 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 38,969 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 38,902 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 37,615 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 35,768 Richard II History
27 35,629 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 33,869 Henry VI, Part III History
29 30,965 Henry VI, Part I History
30 30,148 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
31 29,932 Henry VI, Part II History
32 27,790 Pericles History
33 26,713 Henry VIII History
34 26,152 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 25,486 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 24,854 King John History
37 24,451 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 23,783 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 22,209 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 19,108 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 8,608 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 7,328 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,457 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 20, 2017 at 2:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,768,728 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,154,247 (45.2%) 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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