Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 171,855 Hamlet Tragedy
2 100,088 Othello Tragedy
3 36,752 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
4 23,993 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
5 40,002 Julius Caesar Tragedy
6 137,108 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
7 29,297 Coriolanus Tragedy
8 82,864 King Lear Tragedy
9 18,246 Timon of Athens Tragedy
10 27,468 Cymbeline Tragedy
11 197,578 Macbeth Tragedy
12 30,266 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
13 36,686 Sonnets Sonnet
14 1,879 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
15 17,182 Rape of Lucrece Poem
16 5,691 Lover's Complaint Poem
17 13,451 Venus and Adonis Poem
18 4,463 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
19 19,530 Henry VIII History
20 32,890 Richard III History
21 20,258 Henry VI, Part I History
22 17,751 King John History
23 37,058 Henry IV, Part I History
24 22,015 Henry VI, Part II History
25 19,543 Pericles History
26 27,131 Henry IV, Part II History
27 18,501 Henry VI, Part III History
28 27,525 Richard II History
29 34,076 Henry V History
30 35,965 As You Like It Comedy
31 31,766 Winter's Tale Comedy
32 44,373 Merchant of Venice Comedy
33 30,403 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 17,923 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 19,852 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 46,394 Twelfth Night Comedy
37 45,328 Tempest Comedy
38 28,218 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
39 63,325 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
40 29,138 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
41 17,901 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 30,949 Measure for Measure Comedy
43 38,552 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy

Last updated on February 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,954,548 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,696,398 (42.9%) 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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