Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 989 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 2,212 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 2,794 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 6,279 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 7,849 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 8,491 King John History
7 8,760 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 8,922 Henry VIII History
9 9,035 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
10 9,352 Henry VI, Part III History
11 9,744 Comedy of Errors Comedy
12 9,785 Henry VI, Part I History
13 10,101 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 10,643 Henry VI, Part II History
15 10,994 Pericles History
16 12,565 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 14,013 Cymbeline Tragedy
18 14,109 Henry IV, Part II History
19 15,038 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
20 15,224 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 15,328 Richard II History
22 16,166 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 16,520 Coriolanus Tragedy
24 16,676 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 17,847 Richard III History
26 17,854 Winter's Tale Comedy
27 17,943 Henry V History
28 18,201 Measure for Measure Comedy
29 19,359 As You Like It Comedy
30 20,668 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
31 21,120 Sonnets Sonnet
32 22,076 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
33 22,473 Henry IV, Part I History
34 24,729 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 25,885 Tempest Comedy
36 25,930 Merchant of Venice Comedy
37 27,936 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 36,468 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 50,879 King Lear Tragedy
40 59,706 Othello Tragedy
41 73,253 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 105,555 Hamlet Tragedy
43 113,777 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on July 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,334,249 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 946,828 (40.6%) 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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