Rebellion and Conformity in American Literature: Find Books & eBooks

Most American literature is filled with characters that either conform or rebel. Here are some tips to finding American literature about conformity and/or rebellion.

Suggested Reading

For a list of social protest works available at the Columbus State Library- Columbus Campus, check the drop down menus:

A List of Social Protest Works Available on Level 3 of the Library: Authors A-L &

A List of Social Protests works Available on Level 3 of the Library: Authors M-Z under the Find Books & eBooks tab.

These books are available to check-out. 


To browse the shelves for books and videos on American Literature check out these call numbers:

810            American Literature

810.9         History & Criticism

813            American Fiction, most novels are under 813.52

These reference books will help you identify specific books that are written about various aspects of conflict and rebellion in American Literature, general information about the history of conformity and rebellion in American Culture, and various American Authors. 

These reference books are located on the 2nd floor of the library.

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