Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 273,198 Macbeth Tragedy
2 232,742 Hamlet Tragedy
3 202,802 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 141,857 Othello Tragedy
5 116,542 King Lear Tragedy
6 88,181 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 66,992 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 64,419 Henry V History
9 63,529 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 62,170 Tempest Comedy
11 61,312 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 60,901 As You Like It Comedy
13 60,690 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
14 59,735 Henry IV, Part I History
15 57,873 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 52,587 Sonnets Sonnet
17 52,136 Coriolanus Tragedy
18 51,898 Henry IV, Part II History
19 50,931 Richard III History
20 49,364 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 48,072 Cymbeline Tragedy
22 46,037 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 45,852 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 45,275 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 44,771 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 42,753 Richard II History
27 42,406 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 41,857 Henry VI, Part I History
29 41,049 Henry VI, Part III History
30 37,708 Henry VI, Part II History
31 34,677 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
32 33,419 Henry VIII History
33 33,404 Pericles History
34 31,503 King John History
35 31,306 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
36 30,208 Comedy of Errors Comedy
37 29,824 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 27,963 Timon of Athens Tragedy
39 25,430 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 21,921 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 10,694 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 9,296 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,910 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 25, 2018 at 12:00 am (GMT0)

There have been 5,607,440 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,588,572 (46.2%) 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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