Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 212,102 Macbeth Tragedy
2 180,883 Hamlet Tragedy
3 150,161 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 108,804 Othello Tragedy
5 87,366 King Lear Tragedy
6 67,718 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 48,425 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 48,291 Tempest Comedy
9 46,769 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 42,501 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 42,483 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 39,216 Henry IV, Part I History
13 38,883 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 38,727 Sonnets Sonnet
15 37,932 As You Like It Comedy
16 36,010 Henry V History
17 35,397 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
18 34,783 Richard III History
19 33,702 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 32,952 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 31,650 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 31,508 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 30,805 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 29,702 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 29,111 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 28,906 Henry IV, Part II History
27 28,899 Richard II History
28 25,431 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 23,374 Henry VI, Part II History
30 21,654 Henry VI, Part I History
31 21,071 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 20,681 Pericles History
33 20,675 Henry VIII History
34 19,761 Henry VI, Part III History
35 19,727 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 19,087 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 18,964 King John History
38 18,848 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 18,260 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 14,338 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,212 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,901 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,982 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 29, 2017 at 9:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,206,993 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,814,403 (43.1%) 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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