Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 41,612 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 20,259 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 23,685 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 61,095 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 32,140 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 41,282 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 25,962 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 57,334 Tempest Comedy
9 42,037 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 48,180 Sonnets Sonnet
11 179,636 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 47,023 Richard III History
13 38,914 Richard II History
14 27,657 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 2,615 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 30,602 Pericles History
17 8,335 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 127,945 Othello Tragedy
19 56,658 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 82,234 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 28,211 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 58,707 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 41,780 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 244,237 Macbeth Tragedy
25 9,376 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 38,139 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 105,969 King Lear Tragedy
28 27,292 King John History
29 51,802 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 29,384 Henry VIII History
31 36,828 Henry VI, Part III History
32 32,808 Henry VI, Part II History
33 35,428 Henry VI, Part I History
34 55,283 Henry V History
35 44,504 Henry IV, Part II History
36 52,972 Henry IV, Part I History
37 215,934 Hamlet Tragedy
38 41,488 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 45,315 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 26,028 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 53,794 As You Like It Comedy
42 53,172 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 43,020 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on December 18, 2017 at 9:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,107,925 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,330,655 (45.6%) 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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