Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 91,614 Macbeth Tragedy
2 90,032 Hamlet Tragedy
3 53,933 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 50,238 Othello Tragedy
5 41,055 King Lear Tragedy
6 30,179 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 23,033 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 21,705 Tempest Comedy
9 20,933 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 19,718 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 19,430 Henry IV, Part I History
12 18,655 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 17,569 Sonnets Sonnet
14 16,437 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,932 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,611 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 14,980 Henry V History
18 14,919 Richard III History
19 14,444 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,653 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 13,575 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 13,322 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 12,671 Richard II History
24 12,153 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 12,141 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 11,822 Henry IV, Part II History
27 11,374 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 10,279 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,218 Pericles History
30 8,807 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,308 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,214 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,991 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,689 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,365 Henry VIII History
36 7,153 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 7,081 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 6,816 King John History
39 6,309 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,008 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,163 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,833 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 758 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,895,883 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 776,793 (41.0%) 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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