Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 111,576 Macbeth Tragedy
2 102,400 Hamlet Tragedy
3 70,540 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 57,715 Othello Tragedy
5 48,350 King Lear Tragedy
6 35,030 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 26,912 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 24,830 Tempest Comedy
9 24,802 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 23,704 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 21,653 Henry IV, Part I History
12 21,181 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 19,909 Sonnets Sonnet
14 19,496 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 18,288 As You Like It Comedy
16 17,327 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 17,005 Henry V History
18 16,996 Richard III History
19 16,893 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 15,841 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 15,566 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 15,201 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,521 Richard II History
24 14,272 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 14,072 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 13,341 Henry IV, Part II History
27 13,077 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,692 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,243 Pericles History
30 9,961 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,333 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,221 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 9,118 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,781 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,316 Henry VIII History
36 8,184 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 8,145 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,860 King John History
39 7,315 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,856 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,616 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,072 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 922 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 24, 2015 at 2:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,217,119 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 905,300 (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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