Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 70,216 King Lear Tragedy
2 14,707 Timon of Athens Tragedy
3 22,920 Cymbeline Tragedy
4 162,318 Macbeth Tragedy
5 26,370 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
6 148,834 Hamlet Tragedy
7 84,009 Othello Tragedy
8 31,302 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
9 20,103 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
10 35,377 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 113,147 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 25,061 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 31,301 Sonnets Sonnet
14 10,854 Venus and Adonis Poem
15 3,651 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
16 1,524 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
17 13,815 Rape of Lucrece Poem
18 4,654 Lover's Complaint Poem
19 18,215 Henry VI, Part II History
20 16,601 Pericles History
21 23,019 Henry IV, Part II History
22 15,412 Henry VI, Part III History
23 23,430 Richard II History
24 29,325 Henry V History
25 16,158 Henry VIII History
26 27,295 Richard III History
27 16,564 Henry VI, Part I History
28 14,625 King John History
29 31,691 Henry IV, Part I History
30 38,931 Tempest Comedy
31 23,796 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
32 53,754 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
33 24,666 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
34 14,353 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
35 26,479 Measure for Measure Comedy
36 31,605 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
37 30,024 As You Like It Comedy
38 26,725 Winter's Tale Comedy
39 38,245 Merchant of Venice Comedy
40 25,952 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
41 15,125 Comedy of Errors Comedy
42 16,539 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
43 39,302 Twelfth Night Comedy

Last updated on July 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,362,505 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,422,602 (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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