Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 918 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
2 2,064 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
3 2,610 Lover's Complaint Poem
4 5,844 Venus and Adonis Poem
5 7,305 Rape of Lucrece Poem
6 7,849 King John History
7 8,135 Timon of Athens Tragedy
8 8,175 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
9 8,304 Henry VIII History
10 8,770 Henry VI, Part III History
11 9,104 Henry VI, Part I History
12 9,209 Comedy of Errors Comedy
13 9,313 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
14 9,954 Henry VI, Part II History
15 10,232 Pericles History
16 11,686 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
17 13,061 Cymbeline Tragedy
18 13,326 Henry IV, Part II History
19 14,058 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
20 14,252 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
21 14,510 Richard II History
22 15,184 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
23 15,551 Coriolanus Tragedy
24 15,826 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
25 16,881 Winter's Tale Comedy
26 16,980 Richard III History
27 16,985 Henry V History
28 17,314 Measure for Measure Comedy
29 18,274 As You Like It Comedy
30 19,472 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
31 19,890 Sonnets Sonnet
32 21,162 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
33 21,637 Henry IV, Part I History
34 23,687 Julius Caesar Tragedy
35 24,787 Merchant of Venice Comedy
36 24,813 Tempest Comedy
37 26,899 Twelfth Night Comedy
38 35,014 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
39 48,323 King Lear Tragedy
40 57,691 Othello Tragedy
41 70,501 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
42 102,358 Hamlet Tragedy
43 111,507 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on May 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,214,931 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 904,692 (40.8%) 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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