Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 32,269 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 30,726 As You Like It Comedy
3 27,515 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 38,766 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 26,413 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 15,431 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 16,927 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 39,834 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 39,455 Tempest Comedy
10 24,288 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 54,314 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 25,192 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 14,680 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 26,946 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 29,851 Henry V History
16 16,483 Henry VIII History
17 27,833 Richard III History
18 16,956 Henry VI, Part I History
19 14,998 King John History
20 32,121 Henry IV, Part I History
21 18,636 Henry VI, Part II History
22 16,934 Pericles History
23 23,476 Henry IV, Part II History
24 15,729 Henry VI, Part III History
25 23,774 Richard II History
26 1,565 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 14,242 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 4,757 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 11,179 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 3,743 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 31,847 Sonnets Sonnet
32 26,793 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 149,944 Hamlet Tragedy
34 84,672 Othello Tragedy
35 31,800 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 20,556 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 35,785 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 114,000 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 25,527 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 71,182 King Lear Tragedy
41 15,087 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 23,500 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 164,289 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on August 25, 2016 at 4:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,411,075 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,444,435 (42.3%) 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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