Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 28,164 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 11,521 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 15,113 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 40,717 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 21,134 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 27,298 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 15,494 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 40,213 Tempest Comedy
9 27,224 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 32,626 Sonnets Sonnet
11 115,270 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 28,683 Richard III History
13 24,224 Richard II History
14 14,690 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 1,594 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 17,334 Pericles History
17 3,847 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 85,618 Othello Tragedy
19 33,212 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 55,242 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 17,364 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 39,748 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 27,564 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 166,749 Macbeth Tragedy
25 4,877 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 24,853 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 72,087 King Lear Tragedy
28 15,413 King John History
29 36,285 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 17,242 Henry VIII History
31 16,164 Henry VI, Part III History
32 19,187 Henry VI, Part II History
33 17,477 Henry VI, Part I History
34 30,449 Henry V History
35 24,003 Henry IV, Part II History
36 32,822 Henry IV, Part I History
37 151,752 Hamlet Tragedy
38 24,119 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 25,998 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 15,824 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 31,385 As You Like It Comedy
42 32,656 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 25,811 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on September 27, 2016 at 9:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,479,770 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,473,281 (42.3%) 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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