Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 74,825 Macbeth Tragedy
2 72,618 Hamlet Tragedy
3 44,590 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 39,569 Othello Tragedy
5 34,489 King Lear Tragedy
6 24,040 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 17,496 Tempest Comedy
8 17,065 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 16,817 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 16,674 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 15,406 Henry IV, Part I History
12 14,998 Sonnets Sonnet
13 14,913 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 13,608 As You Like It Comedy
15 13,564 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 13,517 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 12,633 Henry V History
18 12,626 Richard III History
19 12,186 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 11,321 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 11,186 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 11,003 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 10,234 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 9,856 Richard II History
25 9,843 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,525 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 9,493 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 8,546 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,974 Pericles History
30 7,516 Henry VI, Part II History
31 6,889 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 6,813 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 6,790 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,458 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,094 Henry VIII History
36 6,044 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,686 King John History
38 5,415 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,394 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,266 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,779 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,539 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 588 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,539,964 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 637,062 (41.4%) 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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