Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 18,391 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
2 31,767 Measure for Measure Comedy
3 41,170 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
4 37,052 As You Like It Comedy
5 32,705 Winter's Tale Comedy
6 45,533 Merchant of Venice Comedy
7 31,352 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
8 18,508 Comedy of Errors Comedy
9 20,491 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
10 47,563 Twelfth Night Comedy
11 47,134 Tempest Comedy
12 29,065 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
13 65,493 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
14 30,034 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
15 28,252 Richard II History
16 35,148 Henry V History
17 20,155 Henry VIII History
18 33,885 Richard III History
19 21,056 Henry VI, Part I History
20 18,393 King John History
21 38,180 Henry IV, Part I History
22 22,765 Henry VI, Part II History
23 20,133 Pericles History
24 28,135 Henry IV, Part II History
25 19,172 Henry VI, Part III History
26 1,941 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 17,774 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 6,010 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 13,943 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 4,727 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 37,853 Sonnets Sonnet
32 205,612 Macbeth Tragedy
33 30,941 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
34 176,815 Hamlet Tragedy
35 103,206 Othello Tragedy
36 37,848 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
37 24,742 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
38 41,423 Julius Caesar Tragedy
39 142,072 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
40 30,633 Coriolanus Tragedy
41 85,376 King Lear Tragedy
42 19,146 Timon of Athens Tragedy
43 28,313 Cymbeline Tragedy

Last updated on March 29, 2017 at 11:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 4,068,597 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,754,151 (43.1%) 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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