Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 43,207 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 21,067 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 24,604 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 64,122 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 33,362 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 42,771 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 26,901 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 59,384 Tempest Comedy
9 43,833 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 50,256 Sonnets Sonnet
11 191,030 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 48,898 Richard III History
13 40,780 Richard II History
14 28,581 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 2,754 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 31,928 Pericles History
17 8,774 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 134,623 Othello Tragedy
19 58,895 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 85,078 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 29,398 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 61,212 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 43,639 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 258,169 Macbeth Tragedy
25 10,226 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 40,309 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 111,590 King Lear Tragedy
28 29,421 King John History
29 55,113 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 31,445 Henry VIII History
31 38,936 Henry VI, Part III History
32 35,252 Henry VI, Part II History
33 38,902 Henry VI, Part I History
34 59,825 Henry V History
35 48,246 Henry IV, Part II History
36 56,425 Henry IV, Part I History
37 224,249 Hamlet Tragedy
38 45,077 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 49,085 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 28,034 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 57,422 As You Like It Comedy
42 56,964 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 46,582 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on February 26, 2018 at 1:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,362,825 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,459,192 (45.9%) 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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