Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 87,669 Macbeth Tragedy
2 86,866 Hamlet Tragedy
3 50,685 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 47,758 Othello Tragedy
5 40,068 King Lear Tragedy
6 28,954 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 22,361 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 20,846 Tempest Comedy
9 20,345 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 18,990 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 18,986 Henry IV, Part I History
12 17,838 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 17,089 Sonnets Sonnet
14 15,840 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,502 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,149 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 14,532 Richard III History
18 14,482 Henry V History
19 13,942 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,256 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 13,154 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 12,830 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 12,284 Richard II History
24 11,716 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 11,497 Henry IV, Part II History
26 11,469 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 11,015 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 9,967 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,951 Pericles History
30 8,578 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,979 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 7,914 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,772 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,471 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,115 Henry VIII History
36 6,929 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 6,503 King John History
38 6,373 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 6,117 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,801 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,081 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,745 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 696 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,818,505 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 748,211 (41.1%) 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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