Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 27,349 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
2 60,399 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
3 28,193 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
4 16,857 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
5 30,052 Measure for Measure Comedy
6 37,163 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
7 34,716 As You Like It Comedy
8 30,865 Winter's Tale Comedy
9 43,042 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 29,607 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
11 17,350 Comedy of Errors Comedy
12 19,178 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
13 45,075 Twelfth Night Comedy
14 43,622 Tempest Comedy
15 18,994 Pericles History
16 26,298 Henry IV, Part II History
17 17,866 Henry VI, Part III History
18 26,790 Richard II History
19 33,178 Henry V History
20 18,920 Henry VIII History
21 31,778 Richard III History
22 19,453 Henry VI, Part I History
23 17,123 King John History
24 36,004 Henry IV, Part I History
25 21,250 Henry VI, Part II History
26 12,991 Venus and Adonis Poem
27 4,306 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 1,833 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
29 16,503 Rape of Lucrece Poem
30 5,497 Lover's Complaint Poem
31 35,564 Sonnets Sonnet
32 79,434 King Lear Tragedy
33 17,676 Timon of Athens Tragedy
34 26,555 Cymbeline Tragedy
35 187,670 Macbeth Tragedy
36 29,509 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
37 167,235 Hamlet Tragedy
38 96,119 Othello Tragedy
39 35,733 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
40 23,265 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
41 38,795 Julius Caesar Tragedy
42 128,595 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
43 28,452 Coriolanus Tragedy

Last updated on January 20, 2017 at 1:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 3,827,577 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,631,868 (42.6%) 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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