Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 34,992 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 33,455 As You Like It Comedy
3 29,739 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 41,675 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 28,677 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 16,594 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 18,459 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 43,646 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 42,070 Tempest Comedy
10 26,363 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 58,033 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 27,072 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 16,276 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 29,144 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 32,035 Henry V History
16 18,177 Henry VIII History
17 30,531 Richard III History
18 18,569 Henry VI, Part I History
19 16,373 King John History
20 34,958 Henry IV, Part I History
21 20,327 Henry VI, Part II History
22 18,298 Pericles History
23 25,300 Henry IV, Part II History
24 17,133 Henry VI, Part III History
25 25,695 Richard II History
26 1,783 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 15,761 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 5,261 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 12,375 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 4,135 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 34,329 Sonnets Sonnet
32 28,634 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 160,770 Hamlet Tragedy
34 92,025 Othello Tragedy
35 34,534 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 22,323 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 37,691 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 123,431 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 27,445 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 76,906 King Lear Tragedy
41 16,776 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 25,402 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 178,346 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on December 3, 2016 at 4:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,688,367 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,566,006 (42.5%) 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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