Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 155,255 Macbeth Tragedy
2 141,644 Hamlet Tragedy
3 104,809 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 79,114 Othello Tragedy
5 65,692 King Lear Tragedy
6 49,192 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 36,955 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 35,310 Tempest Comedy
9 34,878 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 33,285 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 29,485 Henry IV, Part I History
12 29,367 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 28,794 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 28,401 Sonnets Sonnet
15 28,074 As You Like It Comedy
16 26,676 Henry V History
17 25,180 Richard III History
18 24,845 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 24,767 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 24,725 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 22,815 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 22,683 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 22,065 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 21,870 Richard II History
25 21,321 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 21,002 Henry IV, Part II History
27 20,881 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 18,488 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 16,415 Henry VI, Part II History
30 15,390 Pericles History
31 15,119 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 15,043 Henry VI, Part I History
33 14,693 Henry VIII History
34 14,093 Henry VI, Part III History
35 13,943 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 13,390 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 13,307 King John History
38 13,231 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 12,529 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 9,875 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,226 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,365 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,419 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 1, 2016 at 6:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,137,650 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,318,613 (42.0%) 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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