Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 74,887 Macbeth Tragedy
2 72,740 Hamlet Tragedy
3 44,692 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 39,626 Othello Tragedy
5 34,554 King Lear Tragedy
6 24,098 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 17,547 Tempest Comedy
8 17,124 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 16,865 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 16,732 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 15,442 Henry IV, Part I History
12 15,046 Sonnets Sonnet
13 14,993 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 13,657 As You Like It Comedy
15 13,626 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 13,573 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 12,678 Henry V History
18 12,661 Richard III History
19 12,246 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 11,347 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 11,214 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 11,035 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 10,291 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 9,882 Richard II History
25 9,877 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,549 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 9,533 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 8,591 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,991 Pericles History
30 7,529 Henry VI, Part II History
31 6,918 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 6,830 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 6,819 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,472 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,115 Henry VIII History
36 6,064 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,701 King John History
38 5,445 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,401 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,278 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,782 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,542 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 590 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,545,734 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 638,598 (41.3%) 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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