Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 74,840 Macbeth Tragedy
2 72,650 Hamlet Tragedy
3 44,604 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 39,586 Othello Tragedy
5 34,506 King Lear Tragedy
6 24,056 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 17,508 Tempest Comedy
8 17,095 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 16,837 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 16,700 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 15,412 Henry IV, Part I History
12 15,001 Sonnets Sonnet
13 14,954 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 13,631 As You Like It Comedy
15 13,576 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
16 13,534 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 12,645 Henry V History
18 12,628 Richard III History
19 12,204 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 11,325 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 11,188 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 11,006 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 10,235 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 9,869 Richard II History
25 9,851 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,528 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 9,497 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 8,565 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,976 Pericles History
30 7,517 Henry VI, Part II History
31 6,893 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 6,817 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 6,793 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,459 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,096 Henry VIII History
36 6,046 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,688 King John History
38 5,427 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,394 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,267 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,780 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,539 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 588 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on August 29, 2014 at 6:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,540,948 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 637,337 (41.4%) 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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