Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 76,215 Macbeth Tragedy
2 74,539 Hamlet Tragedy
3 45,754 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 40,748 Othello Tragedy
5 35,744 King Lear Tragedy
6 25,041 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 18,381 Tempest Comedy
8 17,724 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 17,368 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 17,198 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 16,080 Henry IV, Part I History
12 15,982 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 15,625 Sonnets Sonnet
14 14,082 As You Like It Comedy
15 14,079 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 13,945 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 13,171 Henry V History
18 13,098 Richard III History
19 12,691 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 11,767 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 11,593 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 11,551 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 10,759 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 10,489 Richard II History
25 10,248 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,977 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 9,958 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 9,028 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,248 Pericles History
30 7,834 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,195 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 7,140 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 7,058 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,692 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,420 Henry VIII History
36 6,280 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,882 King John History
38 5,695 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,564 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,424 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,853 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,591 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 604 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on October 2, 2014 at 10:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,602,035 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 659,596 (41.2%) 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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