Most-searched works within OSS

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

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

There have been 2,053,741 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 840,606 (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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