Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 158,206 Macbeth Tragedy
2 145,103 Hamlet Tragedy
3 108,718 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 81,680 Othello Tragedy
5 68,200 King Lear Tragedy
6 51,901 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 38,179 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 37,463 Tempest Comedy
9 35,672 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 34,192 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 30,291 Henry IV, Part I History
12 30,012 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 29,656 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 29,296 Sonnets Sonnet
15 28,727 As You Like It Comedy
16 27,566 Henry V History
17 26,011 Richard III History
18 25,501 Measure for Measure Comedy
19 25,493 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 25,367 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 23,695 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 23,506 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
23 23,394 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 22,658 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 22,504 Richard II History
26 21,732 Henry IV, Part II History
27 21,599 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 19,021 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 17,035 Henry VI, Part II History
30 15,788 Pericles History
31 15,600 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 15,591 Henry VI, Part I History
33 15,179 Henry VIII History
34 14,558 Henry VI, Part III History
35 14,362 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 13,864 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 13,749 King John History
38 13,677 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 12,977 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,189 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,362 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,466 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,469 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 27, 2016 at 10:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,227,590 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,361,244 (42.2%) 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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