Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 37,363 Tempest Comedy
2 22,595 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
3 51,788 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
4 23,351 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
5 13,652 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
6 25,451 Measure for Measure Comedy
7 29,963 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
8 28,666 As You Like It Comedy
9 25,442 Winter's Tale Comedy
10 35,612 Merchant of Venice Comedy
11 23,446 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
12 14,330 Comedy of Errors Comedy
13 15,551 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 38,107 Twelfth Night Comedy
15 16,980 Henry VI, Part II History
16 15,746 Pericles History
17 21,658 Henry IV, Part II History
18 14,528 Henry VI, Part III History
19 22,477 Richard II History
20 27,482 Henry V History
21 15,141 Henry VIII History
22 25,970 Richard III History
23 15,556 Henry VI, Part I History
24 13,707 King John History
25 30,195 Henry IV, Part I History
26 10,149 Venus and Adonis Poem
27 3,457 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 1,468 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
29 12,932 Rape of Lucrece Poem
30 4,349 Lover's Complaint Poem
31 29,234 Sonnets Sonnet
32 68,011 King Lear Tragedy
33 13,837 Timon of Athens Tragedy
34 21,551 Cymbeline Tragedy
35 157,933 Macbeth Tragedy
36 25,305 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
37 144,679 Hamlet Tragedy
38 81,064 Othello Tragedy
39 29,572 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
40 18,962 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
41 34,122 Julius Caesar Tragedy
42 108,536 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
43 23,633 Coriolanus Tragedy

Last updated on May 25, 2016 at 2:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,220,077 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,357,648 (42.2%) 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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