Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 211,621 Macbeth Tragedy
2 180,493 Hamlet Tragedy
3 149,150 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 108,558 Othello Tragedy
5 87,176 King Lear Tragedy
6 67,316 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 48,329 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 48,172 Tempest Comedy
9 46,558 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 42,395 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 42,308 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 39,111 Henry IV, Part I History
13 38,750 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 38,613 Sonnets Sonnet
15 37,806 As You Like It Comedy
16 35,906 Henry V History
17 34,669 Richard III History
18 33,533 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 32,828 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 32,118 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 31,572 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 31,392 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 30,708 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 29,630 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 29,006 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 28,824 Richard II History
27 28,818 Henry IV, Part II History
28 25,341 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 23,282 Henry VI, Part II History
30 21,585 Henry VI, Part I History
31 20,999 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 20,608 Henry VIII History
33 20,590 Pericles History
34 19,682 Henry VI, Part III History
35 19,629 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 19,026 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 18,887 King John History
38 18,798 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 18,190 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 14,277 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,194 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,876 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,976 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 26, 2017 at 10:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,170,963 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,802,611 (43.2%) 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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