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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
Homer -- The Iliad
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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
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The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh
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Egyptian Book of the Dead (Translator: Faulkner)
Egyptian Book of the Dead (Translator: Faulkner)
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Mahabharata
Mahabharata
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Bhagavad Gita
Bhagavad Gita
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Ramayana
Ramayana
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Works and Days
Works and Days
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Theogony
Theogony
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Odes
Odes
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Aeschylus -- The Oresteia
Aeschylus -- The Oresteia
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Seven Against Thebes
Seven Against Thebes
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Prometheus Bound
Prometheus Bound
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Persians
Persians
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Suppliant Women
Suppliant Women
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Oedipus the King
Oedipus the King
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Oedipus at Colonus by Sophacles
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophacles
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Antigone
Antigone
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Electra
Electra
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Ajax (Sophocles)
Ajax (Sophocles)
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21
Women of Trachis
Women of Trachis
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Philoctetes
Philoctetes
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Cyclops
Cyclops
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Heracles
Heracles
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Alcestis
Alcestis
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Hecuba
Hecuba
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The Bacchae
The Bacchae
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Orestes
Orestes
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Andromache
Andromache
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Medea
Medea
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Ion (Plato)
Ion (Plato)
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Hippolytus
Hippolytus
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Helen
Helen
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Iphigenia at Aulis
Iphigenia at Aulis
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The Birds
The Birds
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The Clouds (Aristophanes)
The Clouds (Aristophanes)
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The Frogs
The Frogs
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The Knights
The Knights
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Lysistrata
Lysistrata
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The Wasps
The Wasps
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