Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 161,396 Macbeth Tragedy
2 147,710 Hamlet Tragedy
3 111,701 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 83,248 Othello Tragedy
5 69,412 King Lear Tragedy
6 52,966 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 38,866 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 38,282 Tempest Comedy
9 36,573 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 34,853 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 31,016 Henry IV, Part I History
12 30,769 Sonnets Sonnet
13 30,719 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 30,638 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
15 29,454 As You Like It Comedy
16 28,532 Henry V History
17 26,764 Richard III History
18 26,209 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 26,048 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 25,964 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 25,581 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 24,458 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 24,138 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 23,312 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,023 Richard II History
26 22,431 Henry IV, Part II History
27 22,349 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 19,652 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 17,682 Henry VI, Part II History
30 16,233 Pericles History
31 16,152 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 16,138 Henry VI, Part I History
33 15,664 Henry VIII History
34 15,045 Henry VI, Part III History
35 14,782 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 14,364 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 14,233 King John History
38 14,044 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 13,433 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,566 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,531 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,579 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,504 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,309,563 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,398,363 (42.3%) 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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