Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 256,723 Macbeth Tragedy
2 223,189 Hamlet Tragedy
3 189,596 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 133,767 Othello Tragedy
5 110,884 King Lear Tragedy
6 84,491 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 63,715 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 60,858 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 59,588 Henry V History
10 59,141 Tempest Comedy
11 58,538 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 56,959 As You Like It Comedy
13 56,390 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 56,033 Henry IV, Part I History
15 54,898 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 50,097 Sonnets Sonnet
17 48,703 Richard III History
18 48,575 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 48,012 Henry IV, Part II History
20 46,150 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 44,570 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 43,668 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
23 43,417 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 42,976 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 42,607 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
26 40,257 Richard II History
27 40,182 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 38,803 Henry VI, Part III History
29 38,741 Henry VI, Part I History
30 35,049 Henry VI, Part II History
31 33,222 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 31,798 Pericles History
33 31,325 Henry VIII History
34 29,297 King John History
35 29,264 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 28,506 Rape of Lucrece Poem
37 27,700 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 26,772 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 24,497 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 20,981 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,192 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,740 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,747 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 18, 2018 at 6:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,330,688 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,444,364 (45.9%) 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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