Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 271,558 Macbeth Tragedy
2 231,841 Hamlet Tragedy
3 201,668 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 141,397 Othello Tragedy
5 116,190 King Lear Tragedy
6 87,931 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 66,799 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 64,230 Henry V History
9 63,357 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 62,053 Tempest Comedy
11 61,222 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 60,573 As You Like It Comedy
13 60,472 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 59,350 Henry IV, Part I History
15 57,526 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 52,492 Sonnets Sonnet
17 51,693 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 51,570 Henry IV, Part II History
19 50,849 Richard III History
20 49,170 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 47,635 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 45,974 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 45,663 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 45,200 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 44,645 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 42,657 Richard II History
27 42,166 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 41,740 Henry VI, Part I History
29 40,852 Henry VI, Part III History
30 37,561 Henry VI, Part II History
31 34,538 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 33,345 Pericles History
33 33,227 Henry VIII History
34 31,320 King John History
35 31,141 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 29,934 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 29,784 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 27,912 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 25,404 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 21,896 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,670 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,277 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,907 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,585,379 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,577,654 (46.2%) 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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