Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 67,858 Macbeth Tragedy
2 65,808 Hamlet Tragedy
3 36,843 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 34,118 Othello Tragedy
5 30,105 King Lear Tragedy
6 20,948 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 15,186 Merchant of Venice Comedy
8 14,440 Tempest Comedy
9 14,355 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 14,262 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 13,365 Henry IV, Part I History
12 12,781 Sonnets Sonnet
13 12,576 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 12,006 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 11,563 As You Like It Comedy
16 10,957 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
17 10,863 Henry V History
18 10,726 Richard III History
19 10,130 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 9,524 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 9,492 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 9,297 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 8,542 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 8,378 Henry IV, Part II History
25 8,372 Richard II History
26 7,888 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 7,688 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 7,212 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,121 Pericles History
30 6,192 Henry VI, Part II History
31 5,948 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 5,695 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 5,658 Henry VI, Part I History
34 5,349 Henry VI, Part III History
35 5,119 Henry VIII History
36 5,082 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 4,791 King John History
38 4,634 Rape of Lucrece Poem
39 4,573 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 3,615 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,451 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,295 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 479 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,280,232 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 549,914 (43.0%) 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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