Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 45,633 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 22,312 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 25,729 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 69,632 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 35,158 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 46,846 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 28,420 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 63,583 Tempest Comedy
9 45,771 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 53,627 Sonnets Sonnet
11 210,055 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 51,907 Richard III History
13 43,771 Richard II History
14 30,559 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 2,963 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 34,196 Pericles History
17 9,539 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 145,145 Othello Tragedy
19 63,163 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 89,822 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 31,882 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 66,310 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 46,850 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 279,618 Macbeth Tragedy
25 10,900 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 43,130 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 118,616 King Lear Tragedy
28 32,346 King John History
29 59,737 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 34,181 Henry VIII History
31 42,280 Henry VI, Part III History
32 38,973 Henry VI, Part II History
33 43,453 Henry VI, Part I History
34 66,525 Henry V History
35 54,217 Henry IV, Part II History
36 61,617 Henry IV, Part I History
37 236,845 Hamlet Tragedy
38 49,583 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 54,447 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 31,525 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 63,069 As You Like It Comedy
42 63,488 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 51,684 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on May 27, 2018 at 5:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,740,112 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,659,309 (46.3%) 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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