Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 242,977 Macbeth Tragedy
2 214,181 Hamlet Tragedy
3 178,793 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 127,118 Othello Tragedy
5 105,525 King Lear Tragedy
6 81,988 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 60,786 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 58,523 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 57,180 Tempest Comedy
10 56,390 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 55,115 Henry V History
12 53,475 As You Like It Comedy
13 52,791 Henry IV, Part I History
14 52,789 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 51,636 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 48,021 Sonnets Sonnet
17 46,885 Richard III History
18 45,008 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 44,382 Henry IV, Part II History
20 42,722 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 41,901 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 41,644 Measure for Measure Comedy
23 41,445 Winter's Tale Comedy
24 41,219 Cymbeline Tragedy
25 41,140 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
26 38,767 Richard II History
27 37,953 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 36,661 Henry VI, Part III History
29 35,302 Henry VI, Part I History
30 32,621 Henry VI, Part II History
31 32,026 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 30,505 Pericles History
33 29,210 Henry VIII History
34 28,062 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 27,601 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 27,158 King John History
37 25,865 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 25,848 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 23,580 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 20,202 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 9,319 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,239 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,613 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 13, 2017 at 11:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,089,562 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,320,087 (45.6%) 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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