Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 16,505 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
2 14,414 As You Like It Comedy
3 13,098 Winter's Tale Comedy
4 18,391 Merchant of Venice Comedy
5 11,065 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
6 7,459 Comedy of Errors Comedy
7 7,438 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
8 17,899 Twelfth Night Comedy
9 19,047 Tempest Comedy
10 10,318 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
11 25,855 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
12 11,940 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
13 5,960 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
14 14,361 Measure for Measure Comedy
15 11,271 Richard II History
16 13,537 Henry V History
17 6,632 Henry VIII History
18 13,457 Richard III History
19 7,303 Henry VI, Part I History
20 6,112 King John History
21 16,782 Henry IV, Part I History
22 8,055 Henry VI, Part II History
23 8,427 Pericles History
24 10,599 Henry IV, Part II History
25 6,909 Henry VI, Part III History
26 628 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
27 5,708 Rape of Lucrece Poem
28 1,919 Lover's Complaint Poem
29 4,529 Venus and Adonis Poem
30 1,639 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
31 15,997 Sonnets Sonnet
32 12,399 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
33 78,836 Hamlet Tragedy
34 42,261 Othello Tragedy
35 14,487 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
36 9,312 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
37 17,617 Julius Caesar Tragedy
38 46,794 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
39 12,179 Coriolanus Tragedy
40 36,817 King Lear Tragedy
41 6,505 Timon of Athens Tragedy
42 10,266 Cymbeline Tragedy
43 77,537 Macbeth Tragedy

Last updated on October 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm (GMT-4)

There have been 1,655,648 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 682,308 (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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