Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 109,692 Macbeth Tragedy
2 101,078 Hamlet Tragedy
3 66,660 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 56,415 Othello Tragedy
5 47,013 King Lear Tragedy
6 34,232 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 26,540 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 24,371 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 24,339 Tempest Comedy
10 22,902 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 21,361 Henry IV, Part I History
12 20,821 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 19,485 Sonnets Sonnet
14 19,022 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 17,929 As You Like It Comedy
16 17,059 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 16,774 Henry V History
18 16,648 Richard III History
19 16,560 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 15,605 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 15,261 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 14,899 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,249 Richard II History
24 14,037 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 13,774 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 13,126 Henry IV, Part II History
27 12,718 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,488 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,081 Pericles History
30 9,752 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,123 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,042 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,959 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,625 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,168 Henry VIII History
36 8,046 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,962 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,689 King John History
39 7,103 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,675 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,501 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,032 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 898 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 6, 2015 at 10:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,168,921 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 885,614 (40.8%) 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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