Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 32,712 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 13,948 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 18,395 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 47,570 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 24,748 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 30,957 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 19,151 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 47,159 Tempest Comedy
9 31,364 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 37,870 Sonnets Sonnet
11 142,228 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 33,893 Richard III History
13 28,257 Richard II History
14 17,779 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 1,941 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 20,137 Pericles History
17 4,727 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 103,243 Othello Tragedy
19 41,177 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 65,502 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 20,496 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 45,540 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 31,773 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 205,709 Macbeth Tragedy
25 6,012 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 29,073 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 85,457 King Lear Tragedy
28 18,396 King John History
29 41,438 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 20,156 Henry VIII History
31 19,180 Henry VI, Part III History
32 22,771 Henry VI, Part II History
33 21,063 Henry VI, Part I History
34 35,161 Henry V History
35 28,145 Henry IV, Part II History
36 38,212 Henry IV, Part I History
37 176,849 Hamlet Tragedy
38 28,320 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 30,649 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 18,530 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 37,064 As You Like It Comedy
42 37,854 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 30,044 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on March 29, 2017 at 9:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,070,392 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,754,891 (43.1%) 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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