Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 141,837 Macbeth Tragedy
2 130,241 Hamlet Tragedy
3 91,968 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 72,293 Othello Tragedy
5 60,031 King Lear Tragedy
6 45,194 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 33,509 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 31,786 Tempest Comedy
9 31,631 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 30,236 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 27,282 Henry IV, Part I History
12 27,114 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 26,300 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 26,220 Sonnets Sonnet
15 25,607 As You Like It Comedy
16 23,932 Henry V History
17 23,024 Richard III History
18 22,825 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 22,691 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 22,099 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 20,735 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 20,618 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 20,063 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
24 20,016 Richard II History
25 19,257 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 19,145 Henry IV, Part II History
27 18,836 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 16,723 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 14,642 Henry VI, Part II History
30 14,127 Pericles History
31 13,395 Henry VI, Part I History
32 13,366 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 12,676 Henry VI, Part III History
34 12,629 Comedy of Errors Comedy
35 12,207 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 12,191 Henry VIII History
37 11,946 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 11,866 King John History
39 11,170 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 8,793 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 3,783 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,993 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,279 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 12, 2016 at 7:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 2,864,723 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,196,064 (41.8%) 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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