Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 77,389 King Lear Tragedy
2 17,072 Timon of Athens Tragedy
3 25,603 Cymbeline Tragedy
4 180,475 Macbeth Tragedy
5 28,771 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
6 161,722 Hamlet Tragedy
7 92,567 Othello Tragedy
8 34,673 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
9 22,461 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
10 37,815 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 124,103 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 27,611 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 34,509 Sonnets Sonnet
14 12,439 Venus and Adonis Poem
15 4,161 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
16 1,788 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
17 15,855 Rape of Lucrece Poem
18 5,282 Lover's Complaint Poem
19 20,425 Henry VI, Part II History
20 18,381 Pericles History
21 25,439 Henry IV, Part II History
22 17,213 Henry VI, Part III History
23 25,849 Richard II History
24 32,182 Henry V History
25 18,284 Henry VIII History
26 30,685 Richard III History
27 18,667 Henry VI, Part I History
28 16,468 King John History
29 35,099 Henry IV, Part I History
30 42,301 Tempest Comedy
31 26,500 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
32 58,420 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
33 27,230 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
34 16,345 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
35 29,255 Measure for Measure Comedy
36 35,124 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
37 33,635 As You Like It Comedy
38 29,887 Winter's Tale Comedy
39 42,050 Merchant of Venice Comedy
40 28,801 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
41 16,692 Comedy of Errors Comedy
42 18,569 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
43 43,831 Twelfth Night Comedy

Last updated on December 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,710,198 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,576,090 (42.5%) 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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