Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 54,265 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 50,819 As You Like It Comedy
3 40,062 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 56,356 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 40,494 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 24,537 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 26,862 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 58,154 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 54,752 Tempest Comedy
10 36,436 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 78,101 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 40,653 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 22,770 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 39,847 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 36,853 Richard II History
16 51,521 Henry V History
17 27,694 Henry VIII History
18 44,311 Richard III History
19 32,956 Henry VI, Part I History
20 25,646 King John History
21 49,991 Henry IV, Part I History
22 31,023 Henry VI, Part II History
23 28,714 Pericles History
24 41,445 Henry IV, Part II History
25 34,998 Henry VI, Part III History
26 2,499 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 26,222 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 8,885 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 19,570 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 7,648 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 46,011 Sonnets Sonnet
32 39,851 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 202,874 Hamlet Tragedy
34 121,432 Othello Tragedy
35 50,073 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 30,902 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 49,915 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 170,590 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 42,530 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 100,663 King Lear Tragedy
41 24,994 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 38,965 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 232,818 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on October 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,876,154 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,211,594 (45.4%) 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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