Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 27,647 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 11,244 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 14,735 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 39,943 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 20,652 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 26,868 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 15,166 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 39,561 Tempest Comedy
9 26,519 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 32,056 Sonnets Sonnet
11 114,179 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 27,980 Richard III History
13 23,840 Richard II History
14 14,327 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 1,573 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 16,992 Pericles History
17 3,760 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 84,776 Othello Tragedy
19 32,453 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 54,434 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 17,015 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 38,852 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 27,025 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 164,479 Macbeth Tragedy
25 4,778 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 24,382 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 71,312 King Lear Tragedy
28 15,066 King John History
29 35,862 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 16,563 Henry VIII History
31 15,799 Henry VI, Part III History
32 18,728 Henry VI, Part II History
33 17,031 Henry VI, Part I History
34 29,964 Henry V History
35 23,570 Henry IV, Part II History
36 32,225 Henry IV, Part I History
37 150,136 Hamlet Tragedy
38 23,618 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 25,602 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 15,475 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 30,820 As You Like It Comedy
42 31,899 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 25,286 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on August 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,419,439 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,448,452 (42.4%) 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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