Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 74,216 Macbeth Tragedy
2 71,578 Hamlet Tragedy
3 43,842 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 38,938 Othello Tragedy
5 33,845 King Lear Tragedy
6 23,344 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 16,974 Tempest Comedy
8 16,701 Merchant of Venice Comedy
9 16,278 Julius Caesar Tragedy
10 16,265 Twelfth Night Comedy
11 14,856 Henry IV, Part I History
12 14,575 Sonnets Sonnet
13 14,550 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
14 13,170 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 13,155 As You Like It Comedy
16 13,096 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
17 12,204 Richard III History
18 12,145 Henry V History
19 11,741 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 10,879 Coriolanus Tragedy
21 10,797 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
22 10,551 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
23 9,828 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
24 9,500 Richard II History
25 9,422 Henry IV, Part II History
26 9,146 Cymbeline Tragedy
27 9,025 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
28 8,150 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 7,700 Pericles History
30 7,115 Henry VI, Part II History
31 6,605 Comedy of Errors Comedy
32 6,474 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
33 6,473 Henry VI, Part I History
34 6,130 Henry VI, Part III History
35 5,788 Henry VIII History
36 5,720 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 5,413 King John History
38 5,159 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 5,130 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,048 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 1,664 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,442 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 540 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,485,493 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 620,551 (41.8%) 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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