Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 162,238 Macbeth Tragedy
2 148,738 Hamlet Tragedy
3 113,075 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 83,870 Othello Tragedy
5 70,154 King Lear Tragedy
6 53,665 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 39,264 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 38,876 Tempest Comedy
9 38,195 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 35,339 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 31,633 Henry IV, Part I History
12 31,574 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 31,251 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 31,229 Sonnets Sonnet
15 29,964 As You Like It Comedy
16 29,285 Henry V History
17 27,235 Richard III History
18 26,685 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 26,433 Measure for Measure Comedy
20 26,332 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 25,922 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 25,032 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 24,623 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 23,754 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 23,385 Richard II History
26 22,975 Henry IV, Part II History
27 22,871 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 20,073 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 18,169 Henry VI, Part II History
30 16,570 Pericles History
31 16,530 Henry VI, Part I History
32 16,508 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 16,119 Henry VIII History
34 15,360 Henry VI, Part III History
35 15,103 Comedy of Errors Comedy
36 14,685 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 14,588 King John History
38 14,313 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 13,785 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 10,833 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 4,646 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 3,647 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,523 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,357,421 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,420,676 (42.3%) 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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