Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 114,838 Macbeth Tragedy
2 107,100 Hamlet Tragedy
3 74,074 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 60,514 Othello Tragedy
5 51,695 King Lear Tragedy
6 37,323 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 28,471 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 26,486 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 26,479 Tempest Comedy
10 25,433 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 23,303 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 23,029 Henry IV, Part I History
13 21,716 Sonnets Sonnet
14 21,277 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 20,024 As You Like It Comedy
16 18,723 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 18,575 Henry V History
18 18,387 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 18,356 Richard III History
20 17,310 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 17,001 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 16,677 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,873 Richard II History
24 15,774 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 15,497 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 14,633 Henry IV, Part II History
27 14,592 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 13,093 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 11,348 Pericles History
30 11,150 Henry VI, Part II History
31 10,472 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 10,265 Henry VI, Part I History
33 10,107 Comedy of Errors Comedy
34 9,754 Henry VI, Part III History
35 9,362 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 9,305 Henry VIII History
37 9,148 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 8,858 King John History
39 8,177 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 6,558 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,924 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,302 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,011 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 2, 2015 at 2:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,391,487 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 969,176 (40.5%) 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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