Orig. pub. in 2002 as Inveja criativa by W11 Editores, Sao Paulo, Brasil.. Transl. by Penelope Freeland.. 1st American ed.
1 Greed and envy as normal structuring functions. 2 The structuring function of envy in Amadeus. 3 Envy in the relationship between Mozart and Salieri. 4 Pathological envy and loss of soul. 5 Envy and Genesis. 6 Envy, Genesis and psychoanalysis. 7 Envy, Genesis and the Christian myth
'By analyzing the relationship between Mozart's genius and Salieri's creative insecurity, the author goes back to Genesis, to the concept of original sin in Christianity and to psychoanalysis to show that envy has been disdained and repressed in the history of humanity by the fear we have of our creative power....'