Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 115,133 Macbeth Tragedy
2 107,291 Hamlet Tragedy
3 74,234 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 60,684 Othello Tragedy
5 51,825 King Lear Tragedy
6 37,551 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 28,600 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 26,577 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 26,576 Tempest Comedy
10 25,533 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 23,395 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 23,117 Henry IV, Part I History
13 21,857 Sonnets Sonnet
14 21,397 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 20,124 As You Like It Comedy
16 18,804 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 18,684 Henry V History
18 18,503 Winter's Tale Comedy
19 18,450 Richard III History
20 17,388 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 17,097 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 16,788 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,970 Richard II History
24 15,887 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
25 15,592 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
26 14,744 Henry IV, Part II History
27 14,723 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 13,191 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 11,432 Pericles History
30 11,257 Henry VI, Part II History
31 10,562 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 10,352 Henry VI, Part I History
33 10,201 Comedy of Errors Comedy
34 9,847 Henry VI, Part III History
35 9,443 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
36 9,394 Henry VIII History
37 9,230 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 8,936 King John History
39 8,276 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 6,629 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,954 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 2,333 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 1,027 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on September 5, 2015 at 6:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 2,399,224 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 973,227 (40.6%) 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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