Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 285,934 Macbeth Tragedy
2 243,788 Hamlet Tragedy
3 221,200 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 149,822 Othello Tragedy
5 123,078 King Lear Tragedy
6 92,770 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 75,074 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 71,196 Henry V History
9 68,664 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 68,136 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
11 66,861 As You Like It Comedy
12 66,566 Tempest Comedy
13 65,777 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 64,257 Henry IV, Part I History
15 61,965 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 58,579 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
17 57,450 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 56,553 Henry IV, Part II History
19 56,349 Sonnets Sonnet
20 54,399 Richard III History
21 53,368 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 48,835 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 48,595 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 48,206 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 47,901 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 47,049 Henry VI, Part I History
27 46,218 Richard II History
28 45,483 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 44,214 Henry VI, Part III History
30 42,251 Henry VI, Part II History
31 37,805 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 35,850 Henry VIII History
33 35,737 Pericles History
34 33,937 King John History
35 33,860 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 33,609 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
37 32,065 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 30,375 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 27,053 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 23,756 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 11,524 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 10,020 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,122 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 14, 2018 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,973,759 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,788,052 (46.7%) 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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