Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 216,869 Macbeth Tragedy
2 186,266 Hamlet Tragedy
3 155,725 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 112,005 Othello Tragedy
5 89,618 King Lear Tragedy
6 70,741 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 50,191 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 50,041 Tempest Comedy
9 48,464 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 43,785 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 43,736 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 40,618 Henry IV, Part I History
13 40,388 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 40,027 Sonnets Sonnet
15 40,026 As You Like It Comedy
16 38,644 Henry V History
17 36,285 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
18 36,126 Richard III History
19 34,920 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 34,268 Measure for Measure Comedy
21 33,064 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 32,879 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 31,994 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 30,658 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 30,542 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 30,519 Henry IV, Part II History
27 30,017 Richard II History
28 26,358 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 24,507 Henry VI, Part II History
30 23,116 Henry VI, Part I History
31 21,963 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 21,677 Henry VIII History
33 21,586 Pericles History
34 20,808 Henry VI, Part III History
35 20,663 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 19,848 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 19,841 King John History
38 19,459 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 19,182 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 15,044 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 6,556 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 5,198 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,049 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 24, 2017 at 11:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,327,627 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 1,881,250 (43.5%) 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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