Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 221,429 Macbeth Tragedy
2 189,510 Hamlet Tragedy
3 160,124 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 114,109 Othello Tragedy
5 91,782 King Lear Tragedy
6 72,520 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 51,807 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 51,165 Tempest Comedy
9 49,783 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 46,447 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 44,976 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 42,299 Henry IV, Part I History
13 42,170 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 41,822 As You Like It Comedy
15 41,461 Sonnets Sonnet
16 41,230 Henry V History
17 37,849 Richard III History
18 37,222 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 36,417 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 35,545 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 34,682 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 34,132 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 33,509 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 32,668 Henry IV, Part II History
25 32,123 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 31,863 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 31,483 Richard II History
28 27,515 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 25,827 Henry VI, Part II History
30 25,057 Henry VI, Part I History
31 23,250 Pericles History
32 23,074 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 22,998 Henry VIII History
34 22,264 Henry VI, Part III History
35 22,239 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 21,022 King John History
37 20,857 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 20,838 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 20,181 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 16,247 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 7,059 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 5,744 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,140 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,447,119 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,951,383 (43.9%) 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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