Most-searched works within OSS

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# Search count Work Genre
1 12,430 All's Well That Ends Well Comedy
2 15,138 Antony and Cleopatra Tragedy
3 14,950 As You Like It Comedy
4 7,681 Comedy of Errors Comedy
5 12,681 Coriolanus Tragedy
6 10,621 Cymbeline Tragedy
7 83,155 Hamlet Tragedy
8 17,886 Henry IV, Part I History
9 11,173 Henry IV, Part II History
10 14,072 Henry V History
11 7,582 Henry VI, Part I History
12 8,339 Henry VI, Part II History
13 7,238 Henry VI, Part III History
14 6,910 Henry VIII History
15 18,420 Julius Caesar Tragedy
16 6,311 King John History
17 38,665 King Lear Tragedy
18 11,077 Love's Labour's Lost Comedy
19 2,007 Lover's Complaint Poem
20 82,234 Macbeth Tragedy
21 14,772 Measure for Measure Comedy
22 19,650 Merchant of Venice Comedy
23 7,699 Merry Wives of Windsor Comedy
24 28,145 Midsummer Night's Dream Comedy
25 17,247 Much Ado about Nothing Comedy
26 45,950 Othello Tragedy
27 1,683 Passionate Pilgrim Poem
28 8,754 Pericles History
29 657 Phoenix and the Turtle Poem
30 5,934 Rape of Lucrece Poem
31 11,889 Richard II History
32 14,137 Richard III History
33 49,100 Romeo and Juliet Tragedy
34 16,685 Sonnets Sonnet
35 11,438 Taming of the Shrew Comedy
36 19,935 Tempest Comedy
37 6,737 Timon of Athens Tragedy
38 12,952 Titus Andronicus Tragedy
39 9,646 Troilus and Cressida Tragedy
40 20,864 Twelfth Night Comedy
41 6,141 Two Gentlemen of Verona Comedy
42 4,686 Venus and Adonis Poem
43 13,515 Winter's Tale Comedy

Last updated on November 24, 2014 at 4:00 am (GMT-5)

There have been 1,748,690 total searches since search logging began on September 22, 2012. Of those, 720,004 (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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