Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 83,174 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
2 44,496 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
3 24,069 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 42,776 Measure for Measure Comedy
5 57,568 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
6 55,410 As You Like It Comedy
7 42,317 Winter's Tale Comedy
8 59,815 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 42,554 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 26,805 Comedy of Errors Comedy
11 28,863 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
12 62,388 Twelfth Night Comedy
13 58,315 Tempest Comedy
14 39,386 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
15 38,066 Henry VI, Part III History
16 39,575 Richard II History
17 57,582 Henry V History
18 30,685 Henry VIII History
19 47,759 Richard III History
20 37,605 Henry VI, Part I History
21 28,646 King John History
22 54,550 Henry IV, Part I History
23 34,101 Henry VI, Part II History
24 31,397 Pericles History
25 46,336 Henry IV, Part II History
26 8,581 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
27 2,677 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
28 28,150 Rape of Lucrece Poem
29 9,966 Lover's Complaint Poem
30 20,662 Venus and Adonis Poem
31 48,921 Sonnets Sonnet
32 26,422 Timon of Athens Tragedy
33 43,037 Cymbeline Tragedy
34 248,764 Macbeth Tragedy
35 41,956 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
36 219,260 Hamlet Tragedy
37 129,417 Othello Tragedy
38 54,874 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
39 32,802 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 53,285 Julius Caesar Tragedy
41 183,332 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 47,025 Coriolanus Tragedy
43 108,488 King Lear Tragedy

Last updated on January 18, 2018 at 8:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 5,217,088 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,386,242 (45.7%) 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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