Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 32,548 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 13,854 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 18,318 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 47,414 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 24,599 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 30,823 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 19,059 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 46,939 Tempest Comedy
9 31,193 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 37,563 Sonnets Sonnet
11 141,236 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 33,709 Richard III History
13 28,144 Richard II History
14 17,668 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 1,930 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 20,043 Pericles History
17 4,690 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 102,531 Othello Tragedy
19 39,563 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 65,159 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 20,376 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 45,397 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 31,630 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 204,627 Macbeth Tragedy
25 5,978 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 28,948 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 84,717 King Lear Tragedy
28 18,285 King John History
29 41,213 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 20,088 Henry VIII History
31 19,060 Henry VI, Part III History
32 22,613 Henry VI, Part II History
33 20,958 Henry VI, Part I History
34 34,977 Henry V History
35 28,017 Henry IV, Part II History
36 38,001 Henry IV, Part I History
37 176,242 Hamlet Tragedy
38 28,150 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 30,455 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 18,374 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 36,877 As You Like It Comedy
42 37,642 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 29,888 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on March 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,047,637 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,743,770 (43.1%) 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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