Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 237,661 Macbeth Tragedy
2 209,153 Hamlet Tragedy
3 174,983 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 124,969 Othello Tragedy
5 103,929 King Lear Tragedy
6 80,645 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 59,664 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 57,839 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 56,056 Tempest Comedy
10 55,579 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 53,527 Henry V History
12 52,499 As You Like It Comedy
13 51,838 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 51,607 Henry IV, Part I History
15 50,894 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 47,237 Sonnets Sonnet
17 45,957 Richard III History
18 43,921 Coriolanus Tragedy
19 42,970 Henry IV, Part II History
20 41,904 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 41,313 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 41,054 Measure for Measure Comedy
23 40,909 Winter's Tale Comedy
24 40,724 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 40,204 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 38,078 Richard II History
27 37,426 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 35,967 Henry VI, Part III History
29 34,268 Henry VI, Part I History
30 31,905 Henry VI, Part II History
31 31,639 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 29,762 Pericles History
33 28,642 Henry VIII History
34 27,590 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 27,082 Rape of Lucrece Poem
36 26,560 King John History
37 25,598 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 25,239 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 23,337 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 20,028 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 9,168 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 8,020 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,581 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 24, 2017 at 12:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,005,986 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,275,013 (45.4%) 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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