Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 20,134 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 17,130 As You Like It Comedy
3 15,574 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 23,096 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 13,031 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 8,768 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 8,840 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 25,418 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 23,303 Tempest Comedy
10 13,314 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 32,150 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 14,311 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 7,712 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 16,475 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 16,176 Henry V History
16 7,870 Henry VIII History
17 15,958 Richard III History
18 8,641 Henry VI, Part I History
19 7,371 King John History
20 20,772 Henry IV, Part I History
21 9,411 Henry VI, Part II History
22 9,764 Pericles History
23 12,683 Henry IV, Part II History
24 8,273 Henry VI, Part III History
25 13,801 Richard II History
26 851 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 6,879 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 2,389 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 5,464 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 1,959 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 18,781 Sonnets Sonnet
32 14,756 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 97,506 Hamlet Tragedy
34 53,584 Othello Tragedy
35 18,011 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 11,043 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 21,601 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 61,255 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 14,656 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 44,363 King Lear Tragedy
41 7,656 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 12,181 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 100,754 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on March 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 2,054,843 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 841,053 (40.9%) 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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