Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 79,572 Hamlet Tragedy
2 78,290 Macbeth Tragedy
3 47,231 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 43,338 Othello Tragedy
5 37,440 King Lear Tragedy
6 26,088 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 19,236 Tempest Comedy
8 18,819 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 18,107 Twelfth Night Comedy
10 17,815 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 17,291 Henry IV, Part I History
12 16,678 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 16,103 Sonnets Sonnet
14 14,616 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 14,553 As You Like It Comedy
16 14,433 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 13,658 Henry V History
18 13,595 Richard III History
19 13,192 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 12,581 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 12,257 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 12,044 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 11,410 Richard II History
24 11,136 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 10,767 Henry IV, Part II History
26 10,435 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 10,346 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 9,371 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,476 Pericles History
30 8,116 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,510 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 7,498 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 7,371 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,958 Henry VI, Part III History
35 6,686 Henry VIII History
36 6,560 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 6,156 King John History
38 5,989 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,745 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,549 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,933 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,645 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 632 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on November 1, 2014 at 7:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,675,590 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 690,173 (41.2%) 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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