Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 57,607 Merchant of Venice Comedy
2 41,211 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
3 25,056 Comedy of Errors Comedy
4 27,464 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
5 59,384 Twelfth Night Comedy
6 55,872 Tempest Comedy
7 37,256 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
8 80,100 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
9 41,650 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
10 23,249 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
11 40,887 Measure for Measure Comedy
12 55,292 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 52,174 As You Like It Comedy
14 40,759 Winter's Tale Comedy
15 45,660 Richard III History
16 33,997 Henry VI, Part I History
17 26,360 King John History
18 51,276 Henry IV, Part I History
19 31,737 Henry VI, Part II History
20 29,614 Pericles History
21 42,679 Henry IV, Part II History
22 35,769 Henry VI, Part III History
23 37,876 Richard II History
24 53,182 Henry V History
25 28,438 Henry VIII History
26 26,933 Rape of Lucrece Poem
27 9,110 Lover's Complaint Poem
28 19,980 Venus and Adonis Poem
29 7,966 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
30 2,574 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
31 47,067 Sonnets Sonnet
32 124,590 Othello Tragedy
33 51,450 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
34 31,548 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
35 50,705 Julius Caesar Tragedy
36 173,986 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
37 43,533 Coriolanus Tragedy
38 103,542 King Lear Tragedy
39 25,525 Timon of Athens Tragedy
40 39,886 Cymbeline Tragedy
41 236,936 Macbeth Tragedy
42 40,591 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
43 208,183 Hamlet Tragedy

Last updated on November 17, 2017 at 11:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,982,935 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,263,943 (45.4%) 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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