Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 604 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 1,588 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 1,829 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 4,414 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 5,549 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 5,644 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
7 5,873 King John History
8 6,252 Timon of Athens Tragedy
9 6,410 Henry VIII History
10 6,677 Henry VI, Part III History
11 7,050 Henry VI, Part I History
12 7,123 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
13 7,175 Comedy of Errors Comedy
14 7,818 Henry VI, Part II History
15 8,239 Pericles History
16 9,009 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 9,943 Cymbeline Tragedy
18 9,953 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 10,221 Henry IV, Part II History
20 10,376 Richard II History
21 10,738 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
22 11,525 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 11,527 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
24 11,722 Coriolanus Tragedy
25 12,669 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 13,085 Richard III History
27 13,147 Henry V History
28 13,928 Measure for Measure Comedy
29 14,062 As You Like It Comedy
30 14,062 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
31 15,583 Sonnets Sonnet
32 15,950 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
33 16,038 Henry IV, Part I History
34 17,175 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 17,335 Twelfth Night Comedy
36 17,663 Merchant of Venice Comedy
37 18,309 Tempest Comedy
38 24,942 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 35,642 King Lear Tragedy
40 40,639 Othello Tragedy
41 45,708 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 74,410 Hamlet Tragedy
43 76,127 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on September 30, 2014 at 9:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,598,236 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 657,987 (41.2%) 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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