Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 95,806 Macbeth Tragedy
2 94,396 Hamlet Tragedy
3 57,075 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 51,777 Othello Tragedy
5 42,627 King Lear Tragedy
6 31,327 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 23,877 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 22,474 Tempest Comedy
9 21,951 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 20,467 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 20,147 Henry IV, Part I History
12 19,375 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 18,107 Sonnets Sonnet
14 17,311 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 16,617 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,998 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 15,562 Henry V History
18 15,326 Richard III History
19 14,902 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 14,238 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 14,232 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 13,866 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 13,229 Richard II History
24 12,802 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 12,625 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 12,206 Henry IV, Part II History
27 11,802 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 10,608 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,455 Pericles History
30 9,092 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,562 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,515 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,297 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,970 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,609 Henry VIII History
36 7,445 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,368 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,055 King John History
39 6,573 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,248 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,265 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,876 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 787 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on March 3, 2015 at 4:00 am (GMT-5)

There have been 1,978,589 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 808,478 (40.9%) 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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