Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 74,267 Macbeth Tragedy
2 71,662 Hamlet Tragedy
3 43,889 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 39,011 Othello Tragedy
5 33,911 King Lear Tragedy
6 23,393 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 17,038 Tempest Comedy
8 16,739 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 16,319 Julius Caesar Tragedy
10 16,304 Twelfth Night Comedy
11 14,929 Henry IV, Part I History
12 14,622 Sonnets Sonnet
13 14,584 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 13,218 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 13,197 As You Like It Comedy
16 13,152 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
17 12,253 Richard III History
18 12,210 Henry V History
19 11,788 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 10,954 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 10,844 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 10,687 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 9,864 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 9,530 Richard II History
25 9,483 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,191 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 9,065 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 8,198 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,726 Pericles History
30 7,153 Henry VI, Part II History
31 6,647 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 6,519 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 6,518 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,164 Henry VI, Part III History
35 5,824 Henry VIII History
36 5,758 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,439 King John History
38 5,184 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,158 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,072 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,668 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,450 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 541 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 1, 2014 at 5:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,491,291 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 622,471 (41.7%) 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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