Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 1,882 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 4,467 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 5,717 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 13,471 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 17,205 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 17,787 King John History
7 17,911 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
8 17,946 Comedy of Errors Comedy
9 18,257 Timon of Athens Tragedy
10 18,528 Henry VI, Part III History
11 19,555 Henry VIII History
12 19,558 Pericles History
13 19,865 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 20,300 Henry VI, Part I History
15 22,047 Henry VI, Part II History
16 24,024 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 27,190 Henry IV, Part II History
18 27,493 Cymbeline Tragedy
19 27,543 Richard II History
20 28,249 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 29,166 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 29,335 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 30,288 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
24 30,418 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 30,965 Measure for Measure Comedy
26 31,789 Winter's Tale Comedy
27 32,908 Richard III History
28 34,128 Henry V History
29 35,992 As You Like It Comedy
30 36,711 Sonnets Sonnet
31 36,785 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
32 37,095 Henry IV, Part I History
33 38,587 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
34 40,053 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 44,403 Merchant of Venice Comedy
36 45,605 Tempest Comedy
37 46,428 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 63,382 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 82,981 King Lear Tragedy
40 100,176 Othello Tragedy
41 137,300 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 172,302 Hamlet Tragedy
43 197,931 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on February 27, 2017 at 8:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,958,798 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,698,664 (42.9%) 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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