Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 195,489 Macbeth Tragedy
2 171,333 Hamlet Tragedy
3 136,364 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 99,382 Othello Tragedy
5 82,314 King Lear Tragedy
6 62,794 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 46,009 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 44,844 Tempest Comedy
9 44,004 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 39,779 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 38,323 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 36,913 Henry IV, Part I History
13 36,593 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 36,470 Sonnets Sonnet
15 35,804 As You Like It Comedy
16 33,909 Henry V History
17 32,756 Richard III History
18 31,613 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 30,818 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 30,283 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 30,170 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 29,147 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 29,014 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 28,121 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 27,434 Richard II History
26 27,357 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 27,013 Henry IV, Part II History
28 23,906 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 21,914 Henry VI, Part II History
30 20,083 Henry VI, Part I History
31 19,763 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 19,473 Pericles History
33 19,463 Henry VIII History
34 18,415 Henry VI, Part III History
35 18,152 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 17,838 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 17,811 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 17,673 King John History
39 17,115 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 13,401 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,659 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,449 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,874 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 21, 2017 at 12:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,934,866 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,686,345 (42.9%) 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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