Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 27,533 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 11,192 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 14,689 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 39,854 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 20,568 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 26,804 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 15,095 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 39,477 Tempest Comedy
9 26,422 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 31,885 Sonnets Sonnet
11 114,011 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 27,850 Richard III History
13 23,786 Richard II History
14 14,252 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 1,567 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 16,943 Pericles History
17 3,743 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 84,679 Othello Tragedy
19 32,302 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 54,327 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 16,933 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 38,771 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 26,958 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 164,315 Macbeth Tragedy
25 4,759 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 24,301 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 71,204 King Lear Tragedy
28 15,007 King John History
29 35,798 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 16,491 Henry VIII History
31 15,735 Henry VI, Part III History
32 18,652 Henry VI, Part II History
33 16,964 Henry VI, Part I History
34 29,860 Henry V History
35 23,485 Henry IV, Part II History
36 32,131 Henry IV, Part I History
37 149,980 Hamlet Tragedy
38 23,517 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 25,537 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 15,433 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 30,737 As You Like It Comedy
42 31,814 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 25,210 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on August 25, 2016 at 5:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,412,292 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,444,983 (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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