Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 75,281 Macbeth Tragedy
2 73,291 Hamlet Tragedy
3 45,247 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 40,024 Othello Tragedy
5 34,789 King Lear Tragedy
6 24,340 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 17,868 Tempest Comedy
8 17,302 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 17,034 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 16,882 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 15,602 Henry IV, Part I History
12 15,442 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 15,286 Sonnets Sonnet
14 13,829 As You Like It Comedy
15 13,781 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 13,735 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 12,869 Henry V History
18 12,847 Richard III History
19 12,431 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 11,469 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 11,350 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 11,206 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 10,501 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 10,101 Richard II History
25 9,961 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,709 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 9,678 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 8,776 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,128 Pericles History
30 7,605 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,009 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 6,955 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 6,898 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,539 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,275 Henry VIII History
36 6,162 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,783 King John History
38 5,539 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,461 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,325 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,806 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,562 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 600 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 15, 2014 at 9:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,568,543 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 645,894 (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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