Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 232,756 Macbeth Tragedy
2 202,784 Hamlet Tragedy
3 170,540 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 121,386 Othello Tragedy
5 100,599 King Lear Tragedy
6 78,048 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 58,111 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 56,304 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 54,711 Tempest Comedy
10 54,203 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 51,434 Henry V History
12 50,768 As You Like It Comedy
13 49,956 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 49,933 Henry IV, Part I History
15 49,886 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 45,951 Sonnets Sonnet
17 44,260 Richard III History
18 42,474 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 41,366 Henry IV, Part II History
20 40,600 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 40,472 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 40,027 Winter's Tale Comedy
23 39,825 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 39,803 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 38,913 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 36,799 Richard II History
27 36,412 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 34,963 Henry VI, Part III History
29 32,889 Henry VI, Part I History
30 30,988 Henry VI, Part II History
31 30,867 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 28,676 Pericles History
33 27,659 Henry VIII History
34 26,815 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 26,184 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 25,617 King John History
37 24,975 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 24,514 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 22,745 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 19,554 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 8,874 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 7,630 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,497 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on October 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,871,653 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,209,586 (45.4%) 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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