Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 226,111 Macbeth Tragedy
2 195,532 Hamlet Tragedy
3 164,369 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 117,258 Othello Tragedy
5 96,728 King Lear Tragedy
6 75,384 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 54,977 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 53,235 Tempest Comedy
9 53,121 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 50,602 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 47,502 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 47,474 Henry V History
13 47,307 As You Like It Comedy
14 46,688 Henry IV, Part I History
15 46,347 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 44,185 Sonnets Sonnet
17 41,373 Richard III History
18 39,040 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 38,965 Coriolanus Tragedy
20 38,635 Winter's Tale Comedy
21 38,133 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 37,980 Henry IV, Part II History
23 37,255 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 36,653 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 36,010 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 34,699 Richard II History
27 34,692 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 32,959 Henry VI, Part III History
29 29,695 Henry VI, Part I History
30 29,572 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
31 29,006 Henry VI, Part II History
32 26,586 Pericles History
33 25,817 Henry VIII History
34 25,323 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 24,240 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 23,933 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 23,926 King John History
38 22,860 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 21,843 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 18,719 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 8,251 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 6,879 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,368 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 23, 2017 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,674,794 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,098,505 (44.9%) 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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