Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 17,333 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 15,042 As You Like It Comedy
3 13,583 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 19,720 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 11,500 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 7,721 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 7,740 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 20,948 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 20,029 Tempest Comedy
10 11,164 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 28,283 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 12,491 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 6,180 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 14,841 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 11,947 Richard II History
16 14,133 Henry V History
17 6,935 Henry VIII History
18 14,202 Richard III History
19 7,596 Henry VI, Part I History
20 6,336 King John History
21 17,924 Henry IV, Part I History
22 8,364 Henry VI, Part II History
23 8,779 Pericles History
24 11,202 Henry IV, Part II History
25 7,254 Henry VI, Part III History
26 658 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 5,959 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 2,012 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 4,707 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 1,685 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 16,755 Sonnets Sonnet
32 13,007 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 83,739 Hamlet Tragedy
34 46,187 Othello Tragedy
35 15,259 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 9,713 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 18,533 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 49,354 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 12,740 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 38,810 King Lear Tragedy
41 6,760 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 10,662 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 82,851 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on November 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,757,700 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 723,563 (41.2%) 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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