Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 17,261 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 14,962 As You Like It Comedy
3 13,531 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 19,658 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 11,446 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 7,692 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 7,705 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 20,880 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 19,949 Tempest Comedy
10 11,087 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 28,185 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 12,444 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 6,142 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 14,780 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 11,894 Richard II History
16 14,082 Henry V History
17 6,913 Henry VIII History
18 14,142 Richard III History
19 7,584 Henry VI, Part I History
20 6,315 King John History
21 17,894 Henry IV, Part I History
22 8,345 Henry VI, Part II History
23 8,759 Pericles History
24 11,175 Henry IV, Part II History
25 7,240 Henry VI, Part III History
26 657 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 5,938 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 2,008 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 4,689 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 1,683 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 16,688 Sonnets Sonnet
32 12,956 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 83,213 Hamlet Tragedy
34 45,987 Othello Tragedy
35 15,174 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 9,654 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 18,459 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 49,116 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 12,689 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 38,701 King Lear Tragedy
41 6,739 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 10,627 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 82,423 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on November 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm (GMT-5)

There have been 1,750,182 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 720,683 (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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