Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 43,167 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 61,125 Merchant of Venice Comedy
3 43,801 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
4 27,941 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 29,355 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
6 63,982 Twelfth Night Comedy
7 59,345 Tempest Comedy
8 40,278 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
9 84,990 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
10 46,421 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
11 24,580 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
12 43,599 Measure for Measure Comedy
13 58,813 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 57,269 As You Like It Comedy
15 31,415 Henry VIII History
16 48,865 Richard III History
17 38,869 Henry VI, Part I History
18 29,379 King John History
19 56,371 Henry IV, Part I History
20 35,205 Henry VI, Part II History
21 31,894 Pericles History
22 48,209 Henry IV, Part II History
23 38,904 Henry VI, Part III History
24 40,745 Richard II History
25 59,782 Henry V History
26 28,558 Rape of Lucrece Poem
27 10,217 Lover's Complaint Poem
28 21,054 Venus and Adonis Poem
29 8,769 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
30 2,752 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
31 50,219 Sonnets Sonnet
32 134,425 Othello Tragedy
33 56,742 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
34 33,325 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
35 55,059 Julius Caesar Tragedy
36 190,454 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
37 48,918 Coriolanus Tragedy
38 111,423 King Lear Tragedy
39 26,863 Timon of Athens Tragedy
40 44,903 Cymbeline Tragedy
41 257,916 Macbeth Tragedy
42 42,744 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
43 224,079 Hamlet Tragedy

Last updated on February 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,355,320 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,455,588 (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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