Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 166,995 Macbeth Tragedy
2 151,906 Hamlet Tragedy
3 115,448 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 85,708 Othello Tragedy
5 72,153 King Lear Tragedy
6 55,357 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 40,766 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 40,265 Tempest Comedy
9 39,787 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 36,344 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 33,263 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 33,009 Henry IV, Part I History
13 32,701 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 32,657 Sonnets Sonnet
15 31,483 As You Like It Comedy
16 30,488 Henry V History
17 28,758 Richard III History
18 28,200 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 27,599 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 27,321 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 27,255 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 26,031 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 25,870 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 24,888 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 24,241 Richard II History
26 24,160 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 24,039 Henry IV, Part II History
28 21,173 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 19,216 Henry VI, Part II History
30 17,522 Henry VI, Part I History
31 17,394 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 17,350 Pericles History
33 17,267 Henry VIII History
34 16,191 Henry VI, Part III History
35 15,840 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 15,515 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 15,436 King John History
38 15,127 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 14,715 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 11,537 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,884 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,849 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,596 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 29, 2016 at 5:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,485,199 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,475,493 (42.3%) 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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