Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 111,866 Macbeth Tragedy
2 102,632 Hamlet Tragedy
3 70,755 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 57,816 Othello Tragedy
5 48,485 King Lear Tragedy
6 35,097 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 26,975 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 24,893 Tempest Comedy
9 24,880 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 23,794 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 21,682 Henry IV, Part I History
12 21,247 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 19,992 Sonnets Sonnet
14 19,586 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 18,335 As You Like It Comedy
16 17,401 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 17,064 Henry V History
18 17,046 Richard III History
19 16,958 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 15,906 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 15,640 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 15,255 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 14,589 Richard II History
24 14,324 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 14,154 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 13,377 Henry IV, Part II History
27 13,139 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,739 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,271 Pericles History
30 10,003 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,375 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,242 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 9,163 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,816 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,352 Henry VIII History
36 8,213 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 8,186 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,898 King John History
39 7,354 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,876 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,623 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,077 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 924 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on May 27, 2015 at 11:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,224,974 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 908,185 (40.8%) 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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