Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 10,757 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
2 7,192 Comedy of Errors Comedy
3 7,136 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
4 17,359 Twelfth Night Comedy
5 18,373 Tempest Comedy
6 9,970 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
7 25,016 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
8 11,544 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
9 5,690 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
10 13,940 Measure for Measure Comedy
11 15,976 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
12 14,077 As You Like It Comedy
13 12,685 Winter's Tale Comedy
14 17,711 Merchant of Venice Comedy
15 13,096 Richard III History
16 7,055 Henry VI, Part I History
17 5,879 King John History
18 16,072 Henry IV, Part I History
19 7,833 Henry VI, Part II History
20 8,246 Pericles History
21 10,245 Henry IV, Part II History
22 6,691 Henry VI, Part III History
23 10,485 Richard II History
24 13,165 Henry V History
25 6,419 Henry VIII History
26 5,562 Rape of Lucrece Poem
27 1,848 Lover's Complaint Poem
28 4,418 Venus and Adonis Poem
29 1,589 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
30 604 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
31 15,615 Sonnets Sonnet
32 9,024 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
33 17,194 Julius Caesar Tragedy
34 45,743 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
35 11,758 Coriolanus Tragedy
36 35,713 King Lear Tragedy
37 6,278 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 9,953 Cymbeline Tragedy
39 76,199 Macbeth Tragedy
40 11,586 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
41 74,528 Hamlet Tragedy
42 40,742 Othello Tragedy
43 14,075 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy

Last updated on October 2, 2014 at 2:00 am (GMT-4)

There have been 1,601,375 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 659,281 (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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