Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 17,356 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 15,074 As You Like It Comedy
3 13,593 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 19,733 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 11,506 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 7,732 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 7,755 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 21,000 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 20,054 Tempest Comedy
10 11,169 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 28,294 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 12,499 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 6,183 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 14,848 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 11,957 Richard II History
16 14,143 Henry V History
17 6,941 Henry VIII History
18 14,219 Richard III History
19 7,600 Henry VI, Part I History
20 6,338 King John History
21 17,940 Henry IV, Part I History
22 8,367 Henry VI, Part II History
23 8,786 Pericles History
24 11,207 Henry IV, Part II History
25 7,261 Henry VI, Part III History
26 658 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 5,962 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 2,012 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 4,707 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 1,685 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 16,761 Sonnets Sonnet
32 13,015 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 83,820 Hamlet Tragedy
34 46,232 Othello Tragedy
35 15,282 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 9,719 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 18,545 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 49,373 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 12,749 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 38,842 King Lear Tragedy
41 6,761 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 10,667 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 83,014 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on November 28, 2014 at 4:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,759,957 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 724,292 (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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