Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 75,598 Macbeth Tragedy
2 73,729 Hamlet Tragedy
3 45,397 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 40,190 Othello Tragedy
5 34,932 King Lear Tragedy
6 24,487 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 17,940 Tempest Comedy
8 17,404 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 17,160 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 16,956 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 15,764 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 15,720 Henry IV, Part I History
13 15,385 Sonnets Sonnet
14 13,905 As You Like It Comedy
15 13,855 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 13,813 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 12,969 Henry V History
18 12,927 Richard III History
19 12,527 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 11,544 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 11,406 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 11,318 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 10,549 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 10,186 Richard II History
25 10,072 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,814 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 9,786 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 8,875 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,172 Pericles History
30 7,664 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,044 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 7,005 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 6,945 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,579 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,304 Henry VIII History
36 6,183 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,815 King John History
38 5,577 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,497 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,345 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,812 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,570 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 601 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 21, 2014 at 9:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,579,136 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 649,671 (41.1%) 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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