Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 786 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 1,876 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 2,265 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 5,247 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 6,572 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 7,054 King John History
7 7,367 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 7,444 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
9 7,609 Henry VIII History
10 7,967 Henry VI, Part III History
11 8,296 Henry VI, Part I History
12 8,515 Comedy of Errors Comedy
13 8,562 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 9,091 Henry VI, Part II History
15 9,453 Pericles History
16 10,608 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 11,800 Cymbeline Tragedy
18 12,206 Henry IV, Part II History
19 12,621 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
20 12,802 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 13,228 Richard II History
22 13,863 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,228 Coriolanus Tragedy
24 14,229 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 14,895 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 15,325 Richard III History
27 15,552 Henry V History
28 15,994 Measure for Measure Comedy
29 16,603 As You Like It Comedy
30 17,308 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
31 18,107 Sonnets Sonnet
32 19,369 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
33 20,140 Henry IV, Part I History
34 20,465 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 21,950 Merchant of Venice Comedy
36 22,473 Tempest Comedy
37 23,876 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 31,322 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 42,607 King Lear Tragedy
40 51,768 Othello Tragedy
41 57,019 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 94,375 Hamlet Tragedy
43 95,770 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on March 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,978,082 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 808,303 (40.9%) 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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