Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 22,683 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
2 28,794 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
3 28,074 As You Like It Comedy
4 13,943 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 22,815 Coriolanus Tragedy
6 20,881 Cymbeline Tragedy
7 141,644 Hamlet Tragedy
8 29,485 Henry IV, Part I History
9 21,002 Henry IV, Part II History
10 26,676 Henry V History
11 15,043 Henry VI, Part I History
12 16,415 Henry VI, Part II History
13 14,093 Henry VI, Part III History
14 14,693 Henry VIII History
15 33,285 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 13,307 King John History
17 65,692 King Lear Tragedy
18 22,065 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 4,226 Lover's Complaint Poem
20 155,255 Macbeth Tragedy
21 24,845 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 34,878 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 15,119 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
24 49,192 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
25 29,367 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 79,114 Othello Tragedy
27 3,365 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 15,390 Pericles History
29 1,419 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
30 12,529 Rape of Lucrece Poem
31 21,870 Richard II History
32 25,180 Richard III History
33 104,809 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
34 28,401 Sonnets Sonnet
35 21,321 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
36 35,310 Tempest Comedy
37 13,231 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 24,725 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
39 18,488 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 36,955 Twelfth Night Comedy
41 13,390 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 9,875 Venus and Adonis Poem
43 24,767 Winter's Tale Comedy

Last updated on May 1, 2016 at 6:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,137,662 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,318,618 (42.0%) 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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