Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 91,762 Macbeth Tragedy
2 90,190 Hamlet Tragedy
3 53,979 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 50,271 Othello Tragedy
5 41,088 King Lear Tragedy
6 30,198 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 23,047 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 21,728 Tempest Comedy
9 20,947 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 19,733 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 19,442 Henry IV, Part I History
12 18,674 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 17,581 Sonnets Sonnet
14 16,448 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,941 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,617 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 15,002 Henry V History
18 14,925 Richard III History
19 14,466 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,670 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 13,597 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 13,336 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 12,689 Richard II History
24 12,159 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 12,147 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 11,833 Henry IV, Part II History
27 11,384 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 10,287 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,227 Pericles History
30 8,809 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,314 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,216 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,996 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,693 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,371 Henry VIII History
36 7,156 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 7,089 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 6,819 King John History
39 6,315 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,010 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,165 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,834 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 758 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,897,905 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 777,591 (41.0%) 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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