Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 79,012 Hamlet Tragedy
2 77,617 Macbeth Tragedy
3 46,838 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 42,334 Othello Tragedy
5 36,895 King Lear Tragedy
6 25,880 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 19,081 Tempest Comedy
8 18,503 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 17,929 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 17,643 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 16,836 Henry IV, Part I History
12 16,543 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 16,015 Sonnets Sonnet
14 14,510 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 14,444 As You Like It Comedy
16 14,367 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 13,555 Henry V History
18 13,472 Richard III History
19 13,109 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 12,428 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 12,199 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 11,954 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 11,306 Richard II History
24 11,075 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 10,652 Henry IV, Part II History
26 10,331 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 10,282 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 9,322 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,437 Pericles History
30 8,065 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,461 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 7,446 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 7,317 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,915 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,638 Henry VIII History
36 6,513 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 6,117 King John History
38 5,963 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,715 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,536 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,919 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,640 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 628 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on October 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,658,136 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 683,431 (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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