Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 105,464 King Lear Tragedy
2 25,857 Timon of Athens Tragedy
3 41,153 Cymbeline Tragedy
4 242,782 Macbeth Tragedy
5 41,126 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
6 214,026 Hamlet Tragedy
7 126,982 Othello Tragedy
8 52,762 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
9 32,016 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
10 51,616 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 178,671 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 44,936 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 47,974 Sonnets Sonnet
14 20,191 Venus and Adonis Poem
15 8,235 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
16 2,613 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
17 27,592 Rape of Lucrece Poem
18 9,317 Lover's Complaint Poem
19 30,491 Pericles History
20 44,293 Henry IV, Part II History
21 36,652 Henry VI, Part III History
22 38,749 Richard II History
23 55,030 Henry V History
24 29,203 Henry VIII History
25 46,863 Richard III History
26 35,285 Henry VI, Part I History
27 27,142 King John History
28 52,732 Henry IV, Part I History
29 32,614 Henry VI, Part II History
30 37,933 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
31 81,942 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
32 42,711 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
33 23,572 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
34 41,625 Measure for Measure Comedy
35 56,370 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
36 53,416 As You Like It Comedy
37 41,435 Winter's Tale Comedy
38 58,509 Merchant of Venice Comedy
39 41,868 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
40 25,808 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 28,059 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
42 60,736 Twelfth Night Comedy
43 57,151 Tempest Comedy

Last updated on December 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,086,277 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,318,407 (45.6%) 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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