Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 109,348 Macbeth Tragedy
2 100,774 Hamlet Tragedy
3 66,046 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 56,231 Othello Tragedy
5 46,912 King Lear Tragedy
6 34,038 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 26,483 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 24,272 Tempest Comedy
9 24,261 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 22,865 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 21,327 Henry IV, Part I History
12 20,761 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 19,442 Sonnets Sonnet
14 18,967 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 17,871 As You Like It Comedy
16 17,031 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 16,745 Henry V History
18 16,614 Richard III History
19 16,488 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 15,578 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 15,232 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 14,873 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,226 Richard II History
24 14,006 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 13,741 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 13,088 Henry IV, Part II History
27 12,678 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,475 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,066 Pericles History
30 9,686 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,111 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,032 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,943 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,606 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,161 Henry VIII History
36 8,035 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,948 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,675 King John History
39 7,093 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,659 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,500 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,028 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 896 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 4, 2015 at 3:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,161,743 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 882,663 (40.8%) 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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