Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 44,772 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 21,921 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 25,431 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 67,007 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 34,678 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 46,040 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 27,965 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 62,175 Tempest Comedy
9 45,277 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 52,593 Sonnets Sonnet
11 202,824 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 50,932 Richard III History
13 42,756 Richard II History
14 29,825 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 2,911 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 33,405 Pericles History
17 9,298 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 142,092 Othello Tragedy
19 61,313 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 88,216 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 31,319 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 63,542 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 45,866 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 273,243 Macbeth Tragedy
25 10,694 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 42,423 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 116,583 King Lear Tragedy
28 31,528 King John History
29 57,905 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 33,448 Henry VIII History
31 41,085 Henry VI, Part III History
32 37,732 Henry VI, Part II History
33 41,890 Henry VI, Part I History
34 64,423 Henry V History
35 51,905 Henry IV, Part II History
36 59,746 Henry IV, Part I History
37 232,794 Hamlet Tragedy
38 48,075 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 52,138 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 30,210 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 60,903 As You Like It Comedy
42 60,693 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 49,370 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on April 25, 2018 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,608,672 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,589,405 (46.2%) 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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