Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 39,253 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 54,575 Merchant of Venice Comedy
3 39,808 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
4 23,876 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 26,225 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
6 56,796 Twelfth Night Comedy
7 53,906 Tempest Comedy
8 35,725 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
9 76,922 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
10 39,204 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
11 22,259 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
12 39,060 Measure for Measure Comedy
13 52,959 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 49,238 As You Like It Comedy
15 26,887 Henry VIII History
16 42,910 Richard III History
17 31,468 Henry VI, Part I History
18 24,942 King John History
19 48,255 Henry IV, Part I History
20 30,149 Henry VI, Part II History
21 27,849 Pericles History
22 39,788 Henry IV, Part II History
23 34,073 Henry VI, Part III History
24 35,878 Richard II History
25 49,521 Henry V History
26 25,544 Rape of Lucrece Poem
27 8,617 Lover's Complaint Poem
28 19,188 Venus and Adonis Poem
29 7,343 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
30 2,459 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
31 45,016 Sonnets Sonnet
32 118,728 Othello Tragedy
33 48,549 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
34 30,220 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
35 48,997 Julius Caesar Tragedy
36 168,475 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
37 41,085 Coriolanus Tragedy
38 98,941 King Lear Tragedy
39 24,502 Timon of Athens Tragedy
40 37,861 Cymbeline Tragedy
41 230,516 Macbeth Tragedy
42 38,985 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
43 199,096 Hamlet Tragedy

Last updated on September 24, 2017 at 8:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,783,127 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,162,134 (45.2%) 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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