Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 91,262 Macbeth Tragedy
2 89,633 Hamlet Tragedy
3 53,735 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 50,178 Othello Tragedy
5 40,997 King Lear Tragedy
6 30,135 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 22,966 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 21,638 Tempest Comedy
9 20,864 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 19,664 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 19,411 Henry IV, Part I History
12 18,623 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 17,553 Sonnets Sonnet
14 16,412 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,897 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,596 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 14,938 Henry V History
18 14,889 Richard III History
19 14,428 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,630 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 13,550 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 13,307 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 12,649 Richard II History
24 12,137 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 12,097 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 11,808 Henry IV, Part II History
27 11,355 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 10,270 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,201 Pericles History
30 8,802 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,301 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,194 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,980 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,681 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,356 Henry VIII History
36 7,149 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 7,076 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
38 6,802 King John History
39 6,304 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,005 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,163 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,833 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 757 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on January 28, 2015 at 4:00 am (GMT-5)

There have been 1,891,738 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 774,982 (41.0%) 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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