Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 113,773 Macbeth Tragedy
2 105,549 Hamlet Tragedy
3 73,248 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 59,702 Othello Tragedy
5 50,872 King Lear Tragedy
6 36,465 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 27,936 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 25,929 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 25,885 Tempest Comedy
10 24,728 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 22,473 Henry IV, Part I History
12 22,076 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 21,117 Sonnets Sonnet
14 20,668 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 19,357 As You Like It Comedy
16 18,201 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 17,940 Henry V History
18 17,853 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 17,845 Richard III History
20 16,674 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 16,520 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 16,165 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,328 Richard II History
24 15,224 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 15,038 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 14,109 Henry IV, Part II History
27 14,012 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 12,564 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,994 Pericles History
30 10,643 Henry VI, Part II History
31 10,100 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,784 Henry VI, Part I History
33 9,744 Comedy of Errors Comedy
34 9,352 Henry VI, Part III History
35 9,035 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 8,922 Henry VIII History
37 8,757 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 8,491 King John History
39 7,848 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 6,279 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,794 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,212 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 989 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 29, 2015 at 9:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,334,068 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 946,794 (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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