Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 41,413 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 20,184 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 23,564 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 60,694 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 31,992 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 41,110 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 25,843 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 57,114 Tempest Comedy
9 41,848 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 47,942 Sonnets Sonnet
11 178,520 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 46,812 Richard III History
13 38,706 Richard II History
14 27,586 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 2,612 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 30,478 Pericles History
17 8,233 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 126,869 Othello Tragedy
19 56,336 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 81,906 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 28,046 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 58,493 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 41,595 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 242,642 Macbeth Tragedy
25 9,314 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 37,905 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 105,389 King Lear Tragedy
28 27,133 King John History
29 51,607 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 29,192 Henry VIII History
31 36,638 Henry VI, Part III History
32 32,601 Henry VI, Part II History
33 35,260 Henry VI, Part I History
34 54,952 Henry V History
35 44,197 Henry IV, Part II History
36 52,665 Henry IV, Part I History
37 213,863 Hamlet Tragedy
38 41,068 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 44,872 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 25,775 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 53,365 As You Like It Comedy
42 52,727 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 42,694 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on December 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,082,860 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,316,776 (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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