Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 224,217 Macbeth Tragedy
2 193,263 Hamlet Tragedy
3 162,452 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 115,968 Othello Tragedy
5 94,790 King Lear Tragedy
6 74,177 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 53,740 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 52,285 Tempest Comedy
9 51,736 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 48,947 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
11 46,522 Julius Caesar Tragedy
12 45,006 Henry V History
13 44,954 Henry IV, Part I History
14 44,573 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 44,047 As You Like It Comedy
16 42,845 Sonnets Sonnet
17 39,700 Richard III History
18 38,171 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
19 37,630 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 37,248 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 37,115 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 35,868 Henry IV, Part II History
23 35,700 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
24 35,532 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 34,411 Cymbeline Tragedy
26 33,577 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 33,191 Richard II History
28 31,706 Henry VI, Part III History
29 28,602 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
30 27,924 Henry VI, Part I History
31 27,761 Henry VI, Part II History
32 25,014 Pericles History
33 24,687 Henry VIII History
34 24,357 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
35 23,146 Timon of Athens Tragedy
36 22,770 King John History
37 22,599 Rape of Lucrece Poem
38 21,990 Comedy of Errors Comedy
39 21,058 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 17,518 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 7,753 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 6,319 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 2,257 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 28, 2017 at 3:00 pm (GMT0)

There have been 4,582,245 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 2,039,431 (44.5%) 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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