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Shakespeare's Macbeth: The Play's the Thing (getting the text itself)

Online editions

Read (or just search through) the play in the Folger Library Digital or in Open Source Shakespeare. These online editions are openly available to everyone.




Hunter Libraries provide access to an ebook edition of the play for Hunter students:

We also provide access to the following ebook about Shakespeare's Macbeth, by Kate McLuskie, emeritus Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Birmingham University.

Print books

You can also find various print and electronic editions (each containing various forms of annotation to explain particular passages) by doing a book search in OneSearch.

Books containing the text of Macbeth or which are primarily about Macbeth have call numbers beginning with PR2823 .A1 and are shelved on floor B2 of Cooperman library.