Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 11,660 Winter's Tale Comedy
2 4,026 Venus and Adonis Poem
3 5,113 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
4 16,183 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 8,070 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
6 10,501 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
7 5,686 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 16,798 Tempest Comedy
9 9,765 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
10 14,485 Sonnets Sonnet
11 43,724 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
12 12,150 Richard III History
13 9,453 Richard II History
14 5,110 Rape of Lucrece Poem
15 538 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
16 7,672 Pericles History
17 1,430 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
18 38,807 Othello Tragedy
19 14,500 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
20 23,275 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
21 6,423 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
22 16,602 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 13,123 Measure for Measure Comedy
24 74,112 Macbeth Tragedy
25 1,655 Lover's Complaint Poem
26 8,975 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 33,709 King Lear Tragedy
28 5,370 King John History
29 16,219 Julius Caesar Tragedy
30 5,746 Henry VIII History
31 6,095 Henry VI, Part III History
32 7,068 Henry VI, Part II History
33 6,428 Henry VI, Part I History
34 12,079 Henry V History
35 9,368 Henry IV, Part II History
36 14,778 Henry IV, Part I History
37 71,307 Hamlet Tragedy
38 9,094 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 10,803 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 6,560 Comedy of Errors Comedy
41 13,070 As You Like It Comedy
42 13,021 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
43 10,753 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy

Last updated on July 22, 2014 at 11:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,474,894 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 617,821 (41.9%) 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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