Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 96,504 Macbeth Tragedy
2 94,852 Hamlet Tragedy
3 58,230 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 51,946 Othello Tragedy
5 42,873 King Lear Tragedy
6 31,480 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 24,077 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 22,575 Tempest Comedy
9 22,059 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 20,595 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 20,223 Henry IV, Part I History
12 19,510 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 18,191 Sonnets Sonnet
14 17,401 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 16,664 As You Like It Comedy
16 16,067 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 15,633 Henry V History
18 15,414 Richard III History
19 15,070 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 14,295 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 14,294 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 13,912 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 13,322 Richard II History
24 12,909 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 12,696 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 12,254 Henry IV, Part II History
27 11,837 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 10,671 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,510 Pericles History
30 9,142 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,614 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,539 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,355 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,020 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,658 Henry VIII History
36 7,510 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,429 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,100 King John History
39 6,635 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,301 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,293 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,908 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 818 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on March 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,989,281 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 813,214 (40.9%) 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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