Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 87,700 Macbeth Tragedy
2 86,917 Hamlet Tragedy
3 50,717 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
4 47,815 Othello Tragedy
5 40,103 King Lear Tragedy
6 28,981 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
7 22,384 Twelfth Night Comedy
8 20,866 Tempest Comedy
9 20,375 Merchant of Venice Comedy
10 19,003 Julius Caesar Tragedy
11 19,002 Henry IV, Part I History
12 17,847 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
13 17,103 Sonnets Sonnet
14 15,914 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
15 15,524 As You Like It Comedy
16 15,171 Measure for Measure Comedy
17 14,547 Richard III History
18 14,495 Henry V History
19 13,966 Winter's Tale Comedy
20 13,264 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
21 13,185 Coriolanus Tragedy
22 12,850 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 12,303 Richard II History
24 11,724 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
25 11,516 Henry IV, Part II History
26 11,496 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
27 11,038 Cymbeline Tragedy
28 9,984 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
29 8,964 Pericles History
30 8,591 Henry VI, Part II History
31 7,996 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
32 7,920 Comedy of Errors Comedy
33 7,780 Henry VI, Part I History
34 7,480 Henry VI, Part III History
35 7,125 Henry VIII History
36 6,940 Timon of Athens Tragedy
37 6,511 King John History
38 6,383 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
39 6,124 Rape of Lucrece Poem
40 4,812 Venus and Adonis Poem
41 2,082 Lover's Complaint Poem
42 1,750 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
43 697 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem

Last updated on December 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,821,386 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 749,010 (41.1%) 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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