Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 112,042 Macbeth Tragedy
2 102,802 Hamlet Tragedy
3 71,054 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 57,884 Othello Tragedy
5 48,534 King Lear Tragedy
6 35,138 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 27,005 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 24,926 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 24,918 Tempest Comedy
10 23,948 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 21,722 Henry IV, Part I History
12 21,274 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 20,038 Sonnets Sonnet
14 19,628 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 18,360 As You Like It Comedy
16 17,463 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 17,106 Henry V History
18 17,078 Richard III History
19 16,990 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 15,920 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 15,681 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 15,292 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,618 Richard II History
24 14,349 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 14,203 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 13,413 Henry IV, Part II History
27 13,169 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,772 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,289 Pericles History
30 10,026 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,398 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,258 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 9,199 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,837 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,367 Henry VIII History
36 8,229 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 8,219 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,924 King John History
39 7,368 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,892 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,627 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,079 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 928 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 29, 2015 at 7:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,230,319 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 910,164 (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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