Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 67,662 Macbeth Tragedy
2 65,316 Hamlet Tragedy
3 36,686 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 33,924 Othello Tragedy
5 29,857 King Lear Tragedy
6 20,847 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 15,111 Merchant of Venice Comedy
8 14,346 Tempest Comedy
9 14,228 Julius Caesar Tragedy
10 14,185 Twelfth Night Comedy
11 13,288 Henry IV, Part I History
12 12,718 Sonnets Sonnet
13 12,482 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 11,962 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 11,498 As You Like It Comedy
16 10,857 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
17 10,809 Henry V History
18 10,637 Richard III History
19 10,086 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 9,460 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 9,450 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 9,229 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 8,500 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 8,336 Richard II History
25 8,317 Henry IV, Part II History
26 7,840 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 7,650 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 7,174 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,095 Pericles History
30 6,159 Henry VI, Part II History
31 5,920 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 5,658 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 5,620 Henry VI, Part I History
34 5,328 Henry VI, Part III History
35 5,093 Henry VIII History
36 5,065 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 4,759 King John History
38 4,615 Rape of Lucrece Poem
39 4,538 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 3,604 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,443 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,290 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 475 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 9:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,271,993 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 546,759 (43.0%) 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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