Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 91,488 Macbeth Tragedy
2 89,941 Hamlet Tragedy
3 53,895 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 50,220 Othello Tragedy
5 41,047 King Lear Tragedy
6 30,170 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 23,008 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 21,669 Tempest Comedy
9 20,875 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 19,698 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 19,423 Henry IV, Part I History
12 18,645 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 17,565 Sonnets Sonnet
14 16,427 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,918 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,610 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 14,971 Henry V History
18 14,912 Richard III History
19 14,440 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,644 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 13,570 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 13,317 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 12,669 Richard II History
24 12,149 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 12,105 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 11,818 Henry IV, Part II History
27 11,365 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 10,273 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,212 Pericles History
30 8,804 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,306 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,203 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,989 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,687 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,362 Henry VIII History
36 7,152 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 7,081 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 6,810 King John History
39 6,305 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,006 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,163 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,833 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 757 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 29, 2015 at 8:00 am (GMT-5)

There have been 1,894,674 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 776,212 (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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