Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 114,753 Macbeth Tragedy
2 107,025 Hamlet Tragedy
3 73,969 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 60,430 Othello Tragedy
5 51,655 King Lear Tragedy
6 37,098 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 28,431 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 26,453 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 26,430 Tempest Comedy
10 25,398 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 23,266 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 22,987 Henry IV, Part I History
13 21,674 Sonnets Sonnet
14 21,237 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 19,983 As You Like It Comedy
16 18,693 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 18,529 Henry V History
18 18,353 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 18,323 Richard III History
20 17,277 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 16,976 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 16,653 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,839 Richard II History
24 15,740 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 15,466 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 14,587 Henry IV, Part II History
27 14,543 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 13,066 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 11,331 Pericles History
30 11,105 Henry VI, Part II History
31 10,443 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 10,213 Henry VI, Part I History
33 10,091 Comedy of Errors Comedy
34 9,726 Henry VI, Part III History
35 9,332 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 9,288 Henry VIII History
37 9,123 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 8,835 King John History
39 8,149 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 6,536 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,914 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,299 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,008 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 31, 2015 at 2:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,387,326 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 967,396 (40.5%) 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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