Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 95,307 Macbeth Tragedy
2 94,016 Hamlet Tragedy
3 56,356 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 51,488 Othello Tragedy
5 42,231 King Lear Tragedy
6 31,225 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 23,673 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 22,387 Tempest Comedy
9 21,822 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 20,327 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 20,014 Henry IV, Part I History
12 19,299 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 18,045 Sonnets Sonnet
14 17,180 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 16,509 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,957 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 15,479 Henry V History
18 15,266 Richard III History
19 14,825 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 14,111 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 14,106 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 13,787 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 13,147 Richard II History
24 12,599 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 12,507 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 12,153 Henry IV, Part II History
27 11,742 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 10,562 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,427 Pericles History
30 9,000 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,526 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,468 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,245 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,919 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,578 Henry VIII History
36 7,364 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,344 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,025 King John History
39 6,519 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,192 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,250 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,870 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 781 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on February 26, 2015 at 11:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,966,687 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 803,652 (40.9%) 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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