Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 113,307 Macbeth Tragedy
2 104,814 Hamlet Tragedy
3 72,757 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 59,030 Othello Tragedy
5 50,199 King Lear Tragedy
6 36,033 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 27,642 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 25,620 Tempest Comedy
9 25,604 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 24,547 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 22,213 Henry IV, Part I History
12 21,798 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 20,758 Sonnets Sonnet
14 20,386 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 19,000 As You Like It Comedy
16 17,998 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 17,704 Henry V History
18 17,635 Richard III History
19 17,591 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 16,419 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 16,294 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 15,895 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,125 Richard II History
24 14,977 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 14,827 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 13,897 Henry IV, Part II History
27 13,703 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 12,352 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,798 Pericles History
30 10,479 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,823 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,618 Henry VI, Part I History
33 9,611 Comedy of Errors Comedy
34 9,217 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,852 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 8,765 Henry VIII History
37 8,594 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 8,344 King John History
39 7,733 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 6,189 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,757 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,171 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 960 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,300,812 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 936,745 (40.7%) 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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