Bloom's Western Canon + Guardian 1000 + 1001 Books to Read Before You Die

Several attempts to define a literary canon, all lumped together. I'm aiming to get up to at least 10% here.
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Homer -- The Iliad
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The Odyssey
3
The Epic of Gilgamesh
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Egyptian Book of the Dead (Translator: Faulkner)
5
Mahabharata
6
Bhagavad Gita
7
Ramayana
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Works and Days
9
Theogony
10
Odes
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Aeschylus -- The Oresteia
12
Seven Against Thebes
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Prometheus Bound
14
Persians
15
Suppliant Women
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Oedipus the King
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Oedipus at Colonus by Sophacles
18
Antigone
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Electra
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Ajax (Sophocles)
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Women of Trachis
22
Philoctetes
23
Cyclops
24
Heracles
25
Alcestis
26
Hecuba
27
The Bacchae
28
Orestes
29
Andromache
30
Medea
31
Ion (Plato)
32
Hippolytus
33
Helen
34
Iphigenia at Aulis
35
The Birds
36
The Clouds (Aristophanes)
37
The Frogs
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The Knights
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Lysistrata
40
The Wasps
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