Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 33,242 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 31,454 As You Like It Comedy
3 28,187 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 39,777 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 27,242 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 15,835 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 17,387 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 40,746 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 40,252 Tempest Comedy
10 24,876 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 55,335 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 25,840 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 15,121 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 27,593 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 30,477 Henry V History
16 17,261 Henry VIII History
17 28,733 Richard III History
18 17,501 Henry VI, Part I History
19 15,427 King John History
20 32,947 Henry IV, Part I History
21 19,207 Henry VI, Part II History
22 17,344 Pericles History
23 24,027 Henry IV, Part II History
24 16,186 Henry VI, Part III History
25 24,238 Richard II History
26 1,595 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 14,711 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 4,881 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 11,531 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 3,849 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 32,653 Sonnets Sonnet
32 27,312 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 151,848 Hamlet Tragedy
34 85,671 Othello Tragedy
35 32,685 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 21,166 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 36,308 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 115,415 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 26,022 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 72,120 King Lear Tragedy
41 15,507 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 24,142 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 166,907 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on September 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,483,107 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,474,770 (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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