Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 23,516 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
2 29,772 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
3 28,845 As You Like It Comedy
4 14,430 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 23,831 Coriolanus Tragedy
6 21,710 Cymbeline Tragedy
7 145,459 Hamlet Tragedy
8 30,422 Henry IV, Part I History
9 21,825 Henry IV, Part II History
10 27,704 Henry V History
11 15,688 Henry VI, Part I History
12 17,141 Henry VI, Part II History
13 14,630 Henry VI, Part III History
14 15,260 Henry VIII History
15 34,281 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 13,830 King John History
17 68,399 King Lear Tragedy
18 22,761 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 4,388 Lover's Complaint Poem
20 158,585 Macbeth Tragedy
21 25,582 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 35,811 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 15,695 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
24 52,031 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
25 30,097 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 82,143 Othello Tragedy
27 3,479 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 15,860 Pericles History
29 1,472 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
30 13,052 Rape of Lucrece Poem
31 22,586 Richard II History
32 26,125 Richard III History
33 109,364 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
34 29,423 Sonnets Sonnet
35 25,155 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
36 37,617 Tempest Comedy
37 13,969 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 25,467 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
39 19,105 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 38,276 Twelfth Night Comedy
41 13,741 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 10,244 Venus and Adonis Poem
43 25,610 Winter's Tale Comedy

Last updated on May 31, 2016 at 9:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 3,241,216 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,368,613 (42.2%) 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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