Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 282,666 Macbeth Tragedy
2 238,400 Hamlet Tragedy
3 214,985 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 147,214 Othello Tragedy
5 119,919 King Lear Tragedy
6 91,063 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 71,148 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 67,578 Henry V History
9 67,016 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 64,763 Tempest Comedy
11 64,501 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
12 64,142 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 63,945 As You Like It Comedy
14 62,431 Henry IV, Part I History
15 60,355 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 55,271 Coriolanus Tragedy
17 54,894 Henry IV, Part II History
18 54,483 Sonnets Sonnet
19 53,014 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
20 52,675 Richard III History
21 50,260 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 47,634 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 47,357 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 46,671 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 46,586 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 44,469 Richard II History
27 43,877 Henry VI, Part I History
28 43,659 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 42,684 Henry VI, Part III History
30 39,430 Henry VI, Part II History
31 36,045 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 34,563 Henry VIII History
33 34,562 Pericles History
34 32,716 King John History
35 32,352 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 32,117 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 30,871 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 29,138 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 26,193 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 22,648 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 11,060 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,664 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,030 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,816,181 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,696,518 (46.4%) 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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