Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 101,009 Macbeth Tragedy
2 97,786 Hamlet Tragedy
3 61,573 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 53,788 Othello Tragedy
5 44,505 King Lear Tragedy
6 32,286 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 25,439 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 23,343 Tempest Comedy
9 23,241 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 21,656 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 20,828 Henry IV, Part I History
12 20,184 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 18,806 Sonnets Sonnet
14 18,043 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 17,162 As You Like It Comedy
16 16,544 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 16,219 Henry V History
18 15,998 Richard III History
19 15,617 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 14,785 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 14,682 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 14,337 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 13,830 Richard II History
24 13,458 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 13,071 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 12,732 Henry IV, Part II History
27 12,211 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 11,069 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 9,780 Pericles History
30 9,437 Henry VI, Part II History
31 8,861 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 8,784 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 8,661 Henry VI, Part I History
34 8,291 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,935 Henry VIII History
36 7,742 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
37 7,681 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 7,400 King John History
39 6,887 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 5,486 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,393 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,965 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 859 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on March 30, 2015 at 10:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,062,897 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 843,725 (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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