Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 113,996 Macbeth Tragedy
2 105,975 Hamlet Tragedy
3 73,466 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 59,899 Othello Tragedy
5 51,154 King Lear Tragedy
6 36,640 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 28,087 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 26,096 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 26,071 Tempest Comedy
10 24,892 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 22,657 Henry IV, Part I History
12 22,229 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 21,273 Sonnets Sonnet
14 20,857 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 19,534 As You Like It Comedy
16 18,370 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 18,180 Henry V History
18 18,036 Richard III History
19 18,024 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 16,904 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 16,695 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 16,313 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,547 Richard II History
24 15,422 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 15,201 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 14,306 Henry IV, Part II History
27 14,225 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 12,763 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 11,118 Pericles History
30 10,813 Henry VI, Part II History
31 10,240 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,952 Henry VI, Part I History
33 9,843 Comedy of Errors Comedy
34 9,495 Henry VI, Part III History
35 9,139 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 9,075 Henry VIII History
37 8,890 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 8,638 King John History
39 7,981 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 6,379 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,835 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,246 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 999 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,348,061 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 953,823 (40.6%) 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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