Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 113,217 Macbeth Tragedy
2 104,677 Hamlet Tragedy
3 72,646 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 58,875 Othello Tragedy
5 49,882 King Lear Tragedy
6 35,954 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 27,579 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 25,571 Tempest Comedy
9 25,544 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 24,504 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 22,175 Henry IV, Part I History
12 21,731 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 20,706 Sonnets Sonnet
14 20,312 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 18,933 As You Like It Comedy
16 17,941 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 17,644 Henry V History
18 17,574 Richard III History
19 17,541 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 16,340 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 16,227 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 15,842 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,088 Richard II History
24 14,923 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 14,728 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 13,858 Henry IV, Part II History
27 13,657 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 12,309 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 10,743 Pericles History
30 10,448 Henry VI, Part II History
31 9,768 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 9,580 Henry VI, Part I History
33 9,578 Comedy of Errors Comedy
34 9,188 Henry VI, Part III History
35 8,824 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 8,745 Henry VIII History
37 8,569 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 8,310 King John History
39 7,712 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 6,159 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,754 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,167 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 958 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on June 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,292,057 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 934,203 (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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