Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 21,229 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 18,312 As You Like It Comedy
3 16,939 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 24,861 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 14,128 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 9,236 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 9,358 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 26,955 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 24,875 Tempest Comedy
10 14,307 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 35,067 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 15,233 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 8,201 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 17,372 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 17,038 Henry V History
16 8,337 Henry VIII History
17 17,017 Richard III History
18 9,140 Henry VI, Part I History
19 7,879 King John History
20 21,669 Henry IV, Part I History
21 9,985 Henry VI, Part II History
22 10,259 Pericles History
23 13,359 Henry IV, Part II History
24 8,799 Henry VI, Part III History
25 14,570 Richard II History
26 922 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 7,339 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 2,619 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 5,866 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 2,076 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 19,960 Sonnets Sonnet
32 15,883 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 102,537 Hamlet Tragedy
34 57,761 Othello Tragedy
35 19,561 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 11,718 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 23,765 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 70,658 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 15,614 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 48,413 King Lear Tragedy
41 8,165 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 13,114 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 111,769 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on May 26, 2015 at 7:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,221,851 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 907,083 (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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