Alene Lee; The Unknown Black Beat Poet
- Brooklyn 12/08/2018 by Paul DeRienzo (WBAI)

Alene Lee (1931–1991) was an African-American member of the Beat generation in New York City whose romantic relationship with Jack Kerouac was the central theme in his novel The Subterraneans. Kerouac used the pseudonym Mardou Fox for Lee.

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First edition cover of Jack Kerouac's The Subterraneans


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