Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 129,968 Hamlet Tragedy
2 72,043 Othello Tragedy
3 26,263 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
4 16,677 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
5 30,162 Julius Caesar Tragedy
6 91,654 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
7 20,690 Coriolanus Tragedy
8 59,958 King Lear Tragedy
9 11,910 Timon of Athens Tragedy
10 18,786 Cymbeline Tragedy
11 141,056 Macbeth Tragedy
12 22,057 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
13 26,166 Sonnets Sonnet
14 1,275 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
15 11,143 Rape of Lucrece Poem
16 3,776 Lover's Complaint Poem
17 8,760 Venus and Adonis Poem
18 2,982 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
19 12,163 Henry VIII History
20 22,975 Richard III History
21 13,366 Henry VI, Part I History
22 11,831 King John History
23 27,226 Henry IV, Part I History
24 14,609 Henry VI, Part II History
25 14,093 Pericles History
26 19,097 Henry IV, Part II History
27 12,649 Henry VI, Part III History
28 19,901 Richard II History
29 23,830 Henry V History
30 25,550 As You Like It Comedy
31 22,651 Winter's Tale Comedy
32 31,592 Merchant of Venice Comedy
33 19,208 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
34 12,597 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 13,330 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 33,389 Twelfth Night Comedy
37 31,717 Tempest Comedy
38 20,026 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
39 45,120 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
40 20,582 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
41 12,183 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 22,786 Measure for Measure Comedy
43 27,072 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy

Last updated on February 10, 2016 at 10:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 2,858,958 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,192,688 (41.7%) 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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