Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 231,386 Merchant of Venice Comedy
2 192,831 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
3 184,331 Comedy of Errors Comedy
4 185,332 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
5 272,671 Twelfth Night Comedy
6 214,817 Tempest Comedy
7 225,775 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
8 247,596 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
9 266,778 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
10 148,263 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
11 201,205 Measure for Measure Comedy
12 212,996 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 268,629 As You Like It Comedy
14 218,432 Winter's Tale Comedy
15 233,959 Richard III History
16 239,108 Henry VI, Part I History
17 198,422 King John History
18 280,048 Henry IV, Part I History
19 240,952 Henry VI, Part II History
20 178,741 Pericles History
21 271,402 Henry IV, Part II History
22 218,732 Henry VI, Part III History
23 207,371 Richard II History
24 312,192 Henry V History
25 209,548 Henry VIII History
26 185,345 Rape of Lucrece Poem
27 63,172 Lover's Complaint Poem
28 141,127 Venus and Adonis Poem
29 57,277 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
30 14,181 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
31 201,534 Sonnets Sonnet
32 351,261 Othello Tragedy
33 299,296 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
34 220,097 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
35 209,686 Julius Caesar Tragedy
36 456,574 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
37 295,527 Coriolanus Tragedy
38 342,881 King Lear Tragedy
39 185,366 Timon of Athens Tragedy
40 291,173 Cymbeline Tragedy
41 538,408 Macbeth Tragedy
42 208,136 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
43 542,789 Hamlet Tragedy

Last updated on June 5, 2020 at 4:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 15,186,250 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 10,245,211 (67.5%) 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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