Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 100,690 Macbeth Tragedy
2 97,407 Hamlet Tragedy
3 61,119 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 53,577 Othello Tragedy
5 44,345 King Lear Tragedy
6 32,143 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 25,410 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 23,300 Tempest Comedy
9 23,094 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 21,588 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 20,768 Henry IV, Part I History
12 20,120 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 18,780 Sonnets Sonnet
14 18,010 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 17,130 As You Like It Comedy
16 16,470 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 16,128 Henry V History
18 15,955 Richard III History
19 15,573 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 14,751 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 14,652 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 14,310 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 13,800 Richard II History
24 13,312 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 13,030 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 12,682 Henry IV, Part II History
27 12,176 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,042 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,762 Pericles History
30 9,410 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,838 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,767 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,641 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,269 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,869 Henry VIII History
36 7,710 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,656 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,369 King John History
39 6,879 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,464 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,388 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,959 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 851 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on March 27, 2015 at 9:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,053,677 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 840,584 (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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