Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 46,772 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 42,201 As You Like It Comedy
3 36,682 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 50,086 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 37,393 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 21,022 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 23,253 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 52,142 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 51,391 Tempest Comedy
10 32,111 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 72,769 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 33,806 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 20,388 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 35,751 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 41,770 Henry V History
16 23,264 Henry VIII History
17 38,268 Richard III History
18 25,379 Henry VI, Part I History
19 21,272 King John History
20 42,699 Henry IV, Part I History
21 26,107 Henry VI, Part II History
22 23,627 Pericles History
23 33,112 Henry IV, Part II History
24 22,560 Henry VI, Part III History
25 31,875 Richard II History
26 2,162 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 21,256 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 7,141 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 16,551 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 5,864 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 41,781 Sonnets Sonnet
32 34,429 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 190,124 Hamlet Tragedy
34 114,478 Othello Tragedy
35 42,545 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 27,768 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 45,207 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 160,512 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 35,080 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 92,248 King Lear Tragedy
41 22,428 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 32,481 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 221,824 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on June 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,469,167 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,964,785 (44.0%) 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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