Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 83,830 Hamlet Tragedy
2 83,016 Macbeth Tragedy
3 49,374 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 46,234 Othello Tragedy
5 38,854 King Lear Tragedy
6 28,295 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 21,073 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 20,063 Tempest Comedy
9 19,737 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 18,546 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 17,940 Henry IV, Part I History
12 17,356 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 16,766 Sonnets Sonnet
14 15,282 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,077 As You Like It Comedy
16 14,848 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 14,221 Richard III History
18 14,147 Henry V History
19 13,595 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,016 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 12,752 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 12,499 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 11,957 Richard II History
24 11,507 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 11,208 Henry IV, Part II History
26 11,169 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 10,667 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 9,719 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,787 Pericles History
30 8,368 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,763 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 7,732 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,600 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,261 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,941 Henry VIII History
36 6,762 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 6,338 King John History
38 6,183 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,962 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,708 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,012 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,685 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 658 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,760,231 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 724,428 (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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