Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 67,797 Macbeth Tragedy
2 65,774 Hamlet Tragedy
3 36,826 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 34,105 Othello Tragedy
5 30,088 King Lear Tragedy
6 20,939 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 15,168 Merchant of Venice Comedy
8 14,412 Tempest Comedy
9 14,271 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 14,254 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 13,353 Henry IV, Part I History
12 12,775 Sonnets Sonnet
13 12,563 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 12,004 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 11,552 As You Like It Comedy
16 10,934 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
17 10,856 Henry V History
18 10,686 Richard III History
19 10,128 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 9,516 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
21 9,490 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
22 9,289 Coriolanus Tragedy
23 8,540 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 8,366 Richard II History
25 8,364 Henry IV, Part II History
26 7,881 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 7,683 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 7,207 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,119 Pericles History
30 6,191 Henry VI, Part II History
31 5,947 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 5,693 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 5,654 Henry VI, Part I History
34 5,349 Henry VI, Part III History
35 5,118 Henry VIII History
36 5,080 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 4,787 King John History
38 4,632 Rape of Lucrece Poem
39 4,570 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
40 3,614 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,449 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,295 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 479 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,278,898 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 549,425 (43.0%) 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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