Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 170,596 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
2 42,531 Coriolanus Tragedy
3 100,667 King Lear Tragedy
4 24,997 Timon of Athens Tragedy
5 38,965 Cymbeline Tragedy
6 232,824 Macbeth Tragedy
7 39,856 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
8 202,880 Hamlet Tragedy
9 121,447 Othello Tragedy
10 50,079 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
11 30,905 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
12 49,923 Julius Caesar Tragedy
13 46,013 Sonnets Sonnet
14 26,223 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 8,885 Lover's Complaint Poem
16 19,574 Venus and Adonis Poem
17 7,650 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 2,499 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
19 25,648 King John History
20 49,994 Henry IV, Part I History
21 31,027 Henry VI, Part II History
22 28,718 Pericles History
23 41,445 Henry IV, Part II History
24 34,998 Henry VI, Part III History
25 36,858 Richard II History
26 51,522 Henry V History
27 27,697 Henry VIII History
28 44,322 Richard III History
29 32,960 Henry VI, Part I History
30 26,863 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
31 58,157 Twelfth Night Comedy
32 54,755 Tempest Comedy
33 36,437 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
34 78,105 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
35 40,658 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
36 22,775 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 39,848 Measure for Measure Comedy
38 54,269 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
39 50,826 As You Like It Comedy
40 40,063 Winter's Tale Comedy
41 56,368 Merchant of Venice Comedy
42 40,495 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
43 24,537 Comedy of Errors Comedy

Last updated on October 22, 2017 at 5:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,876,557 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,211,757 (45.4%) 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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