Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 282,625 Macbeth Tragedy
2 238,292 Hamlet Tragedy
3 214,953 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 147,187 Othello Tragedy
5 119,880 King Lear Tragedy
6 91,028 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 71,032 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 67,550 Henry V History
9 66,983 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 64,739 Tempest Comedy
11 64,468 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
12 64,101 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 63,904 As You Like It Comedy
14 62,399 Henry IV, Part I History
15 60,336 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 55,239 Coriolanus Tragedy
17 54,870 Henry IV, Part II History
18 54,457 Sonnets Sonnet
19 52,958 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
20 52,649 Richard III History
21 50,236 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 47,598 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 47,339 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 46,654 Winter's Tale Comedy
25 46,573 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 44,448 Richard II History
27 43,865 Henry VI, Part I History
28 43,623 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
29 42,667 Henry VI, Part III History
30 39,410 Henry VI, Part II History
31 36,018 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 34,549 Henry VIII History
33 34,541 Pericles History
34 32,700 King John History
35 32,328 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 32,089 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 30,863 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 29,124 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 26,173 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 22,646 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 11,056 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,661 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 3,030 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 23, 2018 at 6:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,813,278 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,695,307 (46.4%) 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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