Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 83,762 Hamlet Tragedy
2 82,982 Macbeth Tragedy
3 49,361 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 46,196 Othello Tragedy
5 38,819 King Lear Tragedy
6 28,285 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 20,956 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 20,035 Tempest Comedy
9 19,720 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 18,539 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 17,924 Henry IV, Part I History
12 17,339 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 16,756 Sonnets Sonnet
14 15,262 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,045 As You Like It Comedy
16 14,843 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 14,203 Richard III History
18 14,139 Henry V History
19 13,584 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,008 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 12,740 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 12,493 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 11,951 Richard II History
24 11,501 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 11,202 Henry IV, Part II History
26 11,167 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 10,663 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 9,713 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,780 Pericles History
30 8,364 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,741 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 7,722 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,596 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,254 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,936 Henry VIII History
36 6,761 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 6,336 King John History
38 6,180 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,961 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,707 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,012 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,685 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 658 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,758,224 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 723,796 (41.2%) 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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