Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 306,579 Macbeth Tragedy
2 268,298 Hamlet Tragedy
3 247,716 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 172,380 Othello Tragedy
5 145,434 King Lear Tragedy
6 110,706 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 92,580 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 91,524 Henry V History
9 88,935 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
10 88,811 As You Like It Comedy
11 85,280 Merchant of Venice Comedy
12 83,228 Tempest Comedy
13 82,348 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 81,728 Henry IV, Part I History
15 76,205 Richard III History
16 76,199 Julius Caesar Tragedy
17 75,621 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
18 75,561 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 74,991 Henry IV, Part II History
20 73,153 Sonnets Sonnet
21 72,138 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 66,994 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 66,079 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
24 65,693 Richard II History
25 65,371 Henry VI, Part I History
26 65,139 Measure for Measure Comedy
27 64,674 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 63,365 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
29 62,661 Henry VI, Part III History
30 58,675 Henry VI, Part II History
31 58,612 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 54,660 Henry VIII History
33 52,420 Pericles History
34 51,029 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 50,982 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 50,693 King John History
37 46,383 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 46,148 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 39,990 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 37,060 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 16,604 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 14,793 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 4,297 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on October 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 6,897,298 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 3,543,616 (51.4%) 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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