Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 178,373 Macbeth Tragedy
2 160,810 Hamlet Tragedy
3 123,458 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 92,044 Othello Tragedy
5 76,935 King Lear Tragedy
6 58,053 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 43,652 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 42,084 Tempest Comedy
9 41,687 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 37,696 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 35,000 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 34,968 Henry IV, Part I History
13 34,544 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 34,334 Sonnets Sonnet
15 33,469 As You Like It Comedy
16 32,043 Henry V History
17 30,539 Richard III History
18 29,750 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 29,149 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 28,684 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 28,646 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 27,456 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 27,082 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 26,374 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 25,715 Richard II History
26 25,410 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 25,307 Henry IV, Part II History
28 22,339 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 20,331 Henry VI, Part II History
30 18,574 Henry VI, Part I History
31 18,465 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 18,303 Pericles History
33 18,190 Henry VIII History
34 17,135 Henry VI, Part III History
35 16,780 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 16,596 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 16,380 King John History
38 16,280 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 15,770 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 12,379 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,263 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,136 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,783 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,689,462 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,566,458 (42.5%) 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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