Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 221,293 Macbeth Tragedy
2 189,408 Hamlet Tragedy
3 160,042 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 114,046 Othello Tragedy
5 91,742 King Lear Tragedy
6 72,468 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 51,758 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 51,116 Tempest Comedy
9 49,755 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 46,398 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 44,946 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 42,259 Henry IV, Part I History
13 42,108 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 41,716 As You Like It Comedy
15 41,398 Sonnets Sonnet
16 41,158 Henry V History
17 37,768 Richard III History
18 37,178 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 36,336 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 35,515 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 34,637 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 34,047 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 33,426 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 32,626 Henry IV, Part II History
25 32,070 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 31,829 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 31,422 Richard II History
28 27,470 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 25,787 Henry VI, Part II History
30 25,013 Henry VI, Part I History
31 23,187 Pericles History
32 23,048 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 22,959 Henry VIII History
34 22,226 Henry VI, Part III History
35 22,201 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 20,996 King John History
37 20,810 Comedy of Errors Comedy
38 20,785 Rape of Lucrece Poem
39 20,147 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 16,206 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 7,040 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 5,725 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,136 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,443,669 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,949,146 (43.9%) 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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