Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 205,100 Macbeth Tragedy
2 176,510 Hamlet Tragedy
3 141,686 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 102,719 Othello Tragedy
5 84,869 King Lear Tragedy
6 65,342 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 47,485 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 47,016 Tempest Comedy
9 45,457 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 41,322 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 39,715 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 38,074 Henry IV, Part I History
13 37,760 Sonnets Sonnet
14 37,735 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 36,952 As You Like It Comedy
16 35,044 Henry V History
17 33,802 Richard III History
18 32,639 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 31,713 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 31,273 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
21 30,893 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 30,565 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 29,965 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 29,006 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 28,224 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 28,192 Richard II History
27 28,067 Henry IV, Part II History
28 24,666 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 22,697 Henry VI, Part II History
30 21,001 Henry VI, Part I History
31 20,434 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 20,125 Henry VIII History
33 20,089 Pericles History
34 19,127 Henry VI, Part III History
35 19,102 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 18,439 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 18,370 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 18,343 King John History
39 17,729 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 13,907 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 5,994 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 4,708 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,937 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on March 26, 2017 at 10:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,056,520 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,748,009 (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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