Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 116,762 King Lear Tragedy
2 27,973 Timon of Athens Tragedy
3 48,092 Cymbeline Tragedy
4 273,573 Macbeth Tragedy
5 46,056 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
6 232,969 Hamlet Tragedy
7 142,153 Othello Tragedy
8 60,709 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
9 34,688 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
10 58,078 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 204,632 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 52,152 Coriolanus Tragedy
13 52,615 Sonnets Sonnet
14 21,931 Venus and Adonis Poem
15 9,302 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
16 2,911 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
17 29,834 Rape of Lucrece Poem
18 10,699 Lover's Complaint Poem
19 37,859 Henry VI, Part II History
20 33,415 Pericles History
21 51,930 Henry IV, Part II History
22 41,218 Henry VI, Part III History
23 42,777 Richard II History
24 64,446 Henry V History
25 33,562 Henry VIII History
26 50,956 Richard III History
27 42,034 Henry VI, Part I History
28 31,659 King John History
29 59,784 Henry IV, Part I History
30 62,221 Tempest Comedy
31 42,502 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
32 88,264 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
33 49,397 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
34 25,437 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
35 45,926 Measure for Measure Comedy
36 61,333 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
37 60,952 As You Like It Comedy
38 44,787 Winter's Tale Comedy
39 63,592 Merchant of Venice Comedy
40 45,289 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
41 30,224 Comedy of Errors Comedy
42 31,385 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
43 67,071 Twelfth Night Comedy

Last updated on April 26, 2018 at 3:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,615,659 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,593,705 (46.2%) 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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